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Patricia Mather

May 30, 1931 — September 17, 2016

it is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Patricia Ann Mather announces her passing from this life on September 17, 2016 at the age of 85.

Patricia was born in Marfa to George and Ida Chastain on May 30, 1931. She was retired surgical nurse, homemaker, and loving wife to Sam Allen Mather. She was very active in her church and loved singing in the choir and serving the Lord. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading, music, and baking.

Patricia is survived by her husband George Allen Mather of Alpine; daughters Lela Whiddon (Ronnie) of Evangeline, Louisiana, and Mary Ann Mather of Alpine; sons, Charles (Carol) Sansom of Marathon, and Billy Tom Mather of Alpine; grandchildren, Tyra Hebert, Brandon Whiddon, Nicole Wright, Lia Bermudez and Andrea Hood; also nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, George and Ida Chastain; sisters, Ruth Musgrave and Avril Cameron; and he son, George Bourgeois.

Funeral services, at the First Christian Church of Alpine, were the morning of Tuesday, September 20 with the Reverend Lana Covington officiating. Burial was in Elm Grove Cemetery, Alpine.

Carrying Patricia to her final resting place was Ronnie Whiddon, Billy Tom Mather, Sidney Hebert Jr., Charles Sansom, Brandon Whiddon, and Mikhael Hebert, with honorary pallbearer, Hugh Johnson.

Alpine Memorial Funeral Home is entrusted with her services. Condolences may be sent to


Funeral Service

First Christian Church
201 West Sul Ross Ave.
Alpine, TX  79830


Elm Grove Cemetery
East Ave. I
Alpine, TX  79830
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