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Tammy Elaine Patton Blake, 56
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On Tuesday, Feb. 21 God reached down from heaven and took Tammy Elaine Patton Blake’s hand and said, “Come Home My Child” at the end of her battle with cancer. She was greeted at the gates of heaven by her grandparents, Malcolm and Dovie Pedigo and Flavil and Ola Mae Patton; and uncle, Charles Patton Sr., who preceded her in death.
Tammy was born on Jan. 17, 1961 in Murfreesboro. She was an emergency room registration clerk at St. Thomas River Park Hospital in McMinnville.
She is survived by her family who holds precious memories of her, which include her mother, Maxine Pedigo Patton; father and his wife, Douglas and Linda Patton; daughter, Heather Blake and grandson, Adalwulf Hughes; brother, Jimmy Patton; uncles and aunts, Malcolm “Sonny” Pedigo Jr. and wife Sandra, Rebekah Patton, Bill and Pat Snodgrass and Mary Ann Stewart; and several cousins and close friends.
Her family will have visitation at High Funeral Home on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at High Funeral Home Chapel with Phillip Rowland and Rachel Cantrell officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Cemetery with Jim Tollison officiating.
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High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.