Obituary of Donald Martin Patt, diedApril 6, 1973:
Patt, Donald Martin – age 26, died UT Hospital, Friday evening. Residence Heiskell, Route 1, Raccoon Valley Rd. Employee of Gilbert Plaster Company, Knoxville. Survivors: wife, Henrietta Hill Patt; sons, Donald Martin Patt, Jr. and Douglas Lee Patt at home; father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Patt, Heiskell; sisters, Mrs. Susan France, Misses Elizabeth, Walta Jean, and Irene, at home; step-daughter, Mrs. Loretta Fox, Mrs. Izetta Sharp; step-son, Troy Ulyses Long; grandparents, Mrs. Nellie Patt, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Yarnell. Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday, Calvary Baptist Church. Rev. Harold Ogle officiating. Interment Zion Cemetery. Pallbearers: Frank Yarnell, Gary Sneed, Joe Sharp, Frank Patt, Dal Patt, Jack Yarnell, Benny Waggoner, Frank Richards. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Holley-Gamble, Clinton, in charge.
[Transcribed by Stephanie A. Hill from the original newspaper article in the possession of Mary Elkins Barker. Used by permission. Name of newspaper unknown.