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Patsy Jane Stewart McMahan, 74
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Mrs. Patsy Jane Stewart McMahan, 74, of McMinnville, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 at her home due to a sudden illness. She was born September 21, 1947, in Warren County, and was a retired teacher’s assistant with the Warren County School system working with special needs children. She was a member of Highland Church of Christ. She loved her family and her animals. Mrs. McMahan was preceded in death by parents Floyd White and Bessie Mai Pirtle Stewart; brother Walter Stewart; sisters Sylvia Witty, Jean McCutcheon, and Ruth West; brothers-in-law Earl Whitlock, Sherman Morris, and Ernie Russell; and sister-in-law Doris McMahan.

Patsy is survived by her husband of 58 years, Gene McMahan; daughter Gena Lance of McMinnville; granddaughters Mandy Lance and Mila (Ken) Hathcock; great grandsons Hunter Fish and Bentlee Martinez; sisters-in-law Patsy Whitlock, Pinkey (Tommy) Dodd of McMinnville and Billie Russell of Tampa, Fla.; brothers-in-law Paul McMahan, Richard (Tena) McMahan, Waymon McMahan, Howard Witty and Clyde West; sisters-in-law Ellen (Terry) Murray and Nancy (Tony) Davis; and step brother Homer (Mary) Wilson.

Funeral service was 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Rickey Burks officiated. Interment followed at Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation with the McMahan family and friends was held Monday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and again Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Warren County Animal Shelter.

Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements..

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 21, 2022