Patricia L. Bratton

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Mrs. Patricia L. Bratton, 61, of West Memphis, passed from this life Monday, July 18, 2011, at Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis. Born in Blytheville to Earl and Joyce Jones Bell, she was a homemaker and was a devoted and loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother, whose life revolved around her family and friends.

Patricia enjoyed dancing, playing bingo and poker and loved to travel and cook and attended the Yarbro Baptist Church.

Mrs. Bratton was preceded in death by her parents.

She leaves her husband, Richard E. "Dick" Bratton of West Memphis;

A daughter, Angela Gayle Bratton of Marion;

Three grandchildren, Julia Jade Pillaro, Isaac Reign Pillaro, Donna Marie Pillaro, all of Marion;

A brother, James Gale Bell and his wife, Betty Jo, of Marion; and

A sister, Sally Kundig of Huntsville, Texas.

Funeral services will be were held at 10 a.m. today in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Elmwood Cemetery. The family received visitors Wednesday at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be emailed to