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Patricia Louise Dennis, 73
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McMinnville resident and Houston, Texas native Patricia Louise Dennis, 73, was born Jan. 21, 1949 and died June 27 at her residence following an extended illness.

A retired medical coder for Saint Thomas River Park Hospital and a member of Madison Street Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Katy Rogers Mixon. She was married to Larry Dennis of McMinnville on Feb. 4, 1977.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Dennis is survived by son Terry Chad Jones of McMinnville, two grandchildren, Caleb Blake Jones and Darrick Gavin Jones, both of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law Georgie and Roger Day of McMinnville, brother-in-law and sister-law Robert and Evon Dennis of McMinnville, nieces Jacqui (Eric) Milstead of McMinnville, Kristina (Alan) Smith of Chattanooga, and LeAnn (Michael) Cartwright of McMinnville, and several great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, at High’s Chapel with Harlen Simmons officiating. Burial will follow at Spencer Town Cemetery in Van Buren County. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. until time of service at High Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 29, 2022