LuLu L. Patton

June 8, 1935 – Aug. 18, 2013

LuLu L. Patton, 78, Tyrone, died Sunday surrounded by loving family at UPMC Altoona.

She was born June 8, 1935 in Petersburg, a daughter of William A. and Esther L. (Hoffer) Hammond. On Oct. 30, 1952, in Tyrone she married Dennis L. Patton Jr.

Surviving are her husband; four daughters: Denise Partner of Tipton, Dixie Bilka and husband, Rick, of Bellwood, Donna Huber and husband, Dennie, of Altoona, Dana Gill and husband, Jim, of Bellwood; six grandchildren: John Partner, Denny Partner and wife, Angie, Trisha Beeler, Jennifer Dean and husband, Bobby, Jimmy Gill and wife, Bridgette, Joey Gill and fiancee, Breanna McClellan; seven great-grandchildren: Leah Partner, Asia and Eustis Beeler, Ryder Dean, Madison Moser, Wyatt and Taylor Gill; a brother, Charles Hammond of Port Matilda; and four sisters: Elsie Nixon of Boalsburg, Clara Keith of Tucson, Ariz., Ida Noll of Milesburg and Shirley Smoyer of Runville.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Becky Jo Bilka; a son-in-law, John Partner; three brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Patton retired in 1993 from Big Yank, Tyrone, as a seamstress, after 27 years of service.

She loved family get-togethers, being a grandma and gardening.

Friends will be received from 5 till the 7:30 p.m. funeral service on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Feller Memorial Home, Tyrone.