Joy Anna Patton

Joy Anna Patton, 66, Lawrence, died August 18, 2020, at her home.

She was born September 7, 1953, in Montezuma, Kansas, the daughter of William and Ruby Ferguson Patton. She attended school in Ensign, Kansas, and went on to earn an associate degree from Dodge City Community College.

After college Ms. Patton was employed by High Plains Journal for 35 years. In the early 2000’s she moved from Dodge City to Lawrence. She was happiest when she was at home with her dog.

She is survived by two brothers, Johnnie Patton and wife Phyllis of Dodge City, Kansas, Jack Patton and wife Karren of Tecumseh, Oklahoma; two sisters, Janice Moler and husband Larry of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Julia Miller of Oklahoma City; numerous nieces and nephews; and her precious dog Preston.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midwest English Springer Spaniel Rescue, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.