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Patricia "Pat" Ann Sinnette Slone, 87, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017.
She was born in Boyd County Oct. 19, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Patrick Sinnette and Hilda Herring Sinnette. She was also preceded in death by her son, Frank Richard Slone; a daughter, Deborah Ann Slone Kornegay; five brothers and four sisters.
Pat was a bookstore manager at NC Wesleyan College for 15 years and retired after five years at Duke University in 1986 and moved to Lake Gaston with her husband Frank. Pat was a member of Lake Gaston Ladies Club and was the President for two years. Pat and Frank were members of Christ Episcopal Church in Rocky Mount for 17 years; All Saints Church in Roanoke Rapids for 17 years where Pat sang in the choir; and Church of the Good Shepherd for 12 years.
She was a devoted wife, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Pat will be dearly missed and will never be forgotten.
Pat leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 69 years, Frank Jay Slone; a son, Robert Bryan Slone and his wife, Patricia, of Spring Hope; grandchildren, Ana K. Roderick and her husband, Sean, Robert Kornegay III and his wife, Michelle, Nicholas Slone, Bryan Slone, Katherine Ann Slone and Christina Slone; a great-granddaughter, Phoenix Hobbs; a son-in-law, Robert D. Kornegay Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Pat's Life will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Church of the Good Shepherd, 231 N. Church Street, Rocky Mount with the Rev. Matthew Johnson officiating. Inurnment service and celebration of life will be at the Church's Columbarium.
Visitation with the family will follow the Inurnment service in the Fellowship Hall of Church of the Good Shepherd.
The family would like to thank Tracy Harrison for her love and dedicated service in caring for Pat over the past six years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Debbie Kornegay Fund, Church of the Good Shepherd, 231 N. Church Street, Rocky Mount, N.C. 27804.
Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Ave., Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
Condolences may be left at wheelerwoodlief.com.
Published on June 26, 2017
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