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Patricia Ann (Patsy) Rankin

August 30, 1945 July 26, 2018
Patricia Ann (Patsy) Rankin
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Obituary for Patricia Ann (Patsy) Rankin

Patricia Ann (Patsy) Rankin, 72, of Grottoes, VA, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg.

Patricia was born in Harrisonburg, on August 30, 1945, a daughter of the late Hazel (Via) and Jessie Shifflett.

She retired from Genicom, where she was employed in technical support.

On August 30, 2000, she was united in marriage to Gary Rankin, who survives.

In addition to her husband, Patsy is survived by a daughter, Julie Smith, and husband, Wallace, of Richmond; five sisters, Lillie Gibson, of Grottoes; Stella Caplinger, of Grottoes; Kee Kee Frazier, and husband Ronnie, of Weyers Cave; Mary Jane Maupin, and husband Ron, of Grottoes; Brenda Raynes, and husband Robbie, of Port Republic; two grandchildren, Gage Smith and Gavin Smith; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Timmy Shifflett.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the great care given at Sentara RMH CCU, especially Tiffany, Samantha and Justine

A memorial service will be held at Mount Olive Brethren Church in Pineville, at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 30, 2018, with Pastor Fredric Miller officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grottoes Rescue Squad, PO Box 1187, Grottoes, VA 24441.

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memorial service




11:00 AM 7/30/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/30/2018 12:00:00 PM
Mt. Olive Brethren Church

2977 Pineville Road
McGaheysville, VA 22840

Pastor Fredric Miller, officiating.

Mt. Olive Brethren Church
2977 Pineville Road McGaheysville 22840 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grottoes Rescue Squad

PO Box 1187
Grottoes, VA 24441

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