JOPLIN, Mo. —
Patricia June Putnam, age 77, Joplin, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at National Health Care following a lengthy illness.
Patty was born March 15, 1937, in Joplin. She was the daughter of Frank and Clarabelle Putnam.
She was a lifelong member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She served as a Sabbath School teacher in the Children's Ministry and the telephone and social committees. She was a LPN and ward clerk at Freeman Hospital for 30 years, retiring in 1996.
She is survived by a brother, David Putnam and wife, Mary; many cousins; and friends.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Mason-Woodard Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in the Osborne Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.
Contributions are requested to the Joplin Association for the Blind.
Online condolences may be made at www.masonwoodard.com