Patricia Von Eaton Mangrum, 84, of Paragould, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021. She was born August 14, 1937, in Knobel, Arkansas, to Oits and Elsie Asher Eaton.
Patricia worked thirty years at Belle Meade Nursing Home in Paragould, and raised seven young children after her husband lost his life in a car accident in Mississippi in 1964.
Survivors include five sons, Earl Mangrum, Sam (Sue) Mangrum, Leo Mangrum, Jim Mangrum, and Keith (Gail) Mangrum; two daughters, Debbie (Stanley) Denning and Penny (Kevan) Alphin; two brothers, Randy Eaton and Bill (Donna) Eaton; one sister, Holly Dudley; fifteen grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Elsie Asher Eaton; four sisters, Dona Coggins, Irene Harbin, Terrie Abbott, and Tessie Sue Eaton; three brothers, Ronnie Eaton, Rickey Eaton, and Bobby Eaton; three grandchildren, Sheila Warner, Matthew Mangrum, and Rayburn Mangrum; one great-granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Dement; one sister-in-law, Pat West Eaton; and three brothers-in-law, Paul Coggins, Edward Harbin, and Monroe Abbott.
“Under those gray skies there’s nothing but blue.”
All services will be private.
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