Anne Wheeler Patton
Anne Maude Wheeler Patton, 80 of Valley Lee, MD formerly from Hurry, MD passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 7, 2018. Born on September 16, 1937 in Hurry, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ann Maude Russell Wheeler and Joseph Latham Wheeler. Anne was the loving wife of the late Lonnie H. “Jimmy” Patton whom she married on March 30, 1957 and who preceded her in death on August 12, 2012. Ann is survived by her children; Denny Patton (Vonnie) of Maddox, MD, Ann “Sissy” Shotwell (Dave) of California, MD, Ronnie Patton (Kitty) of Clements, MD, Chris Patton (Joyce) of Valley Lee, MD and Rosie Bates (Bill) of Leonardtown, MD. Twelve grandchildren; Marsha Wentworth (Howard), David Hewitt (Christina), Cathy Russell, Laura Patton, James Patton, Sean Patton, Andrew Patton, Jonathan Shotwell, Ryan Patton, Nicholas Shotwell, and Jessica Lynch. As well as 8 great grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren. Siblings: Agnes Cecilia Lang, sister in laws Elaine Wheeler, Marguerite Wheeler, and Delores Wheeler. She was preceded in death by her grandson Charles “Chuck” Ronald Patton, Jr. and siblings; Joseph Aloysius Wheeler, William Frances Wheeler, James Leonard Wheeler, Sr., John Earnest Wheeler, Thomas Sylvester Wheeler, Charles Albert Wheeler, George Bernard Wheeler and Susie Wheeler Latham. Anne was a lifelong St. Mary’s County, MD resident and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy and Mercy Hospital Nursing School.
Anne enjoyed fishing, crabbing, cooking, gardening, bingo, slots, and Sunday gatherings and get togethers with family. In addition, Anne enjoyed watching the Baltimore Orioles games, and her dog Molly who was like a sixth child to her. Most of all, Anne enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and teaching them her fishing expertise.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM in St. George Catholic Church Valley Lee, MD with Father Paul Nguyen officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be the grandsons and Honorary Pallbearers will be Granddaughters.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650.