Lebanon Reporter

April 6, 2013

Patricia Jo (Stoops) McCorkle


— Patricia Jo (Stoops) McCorkle, 78, of Lebanon, died peacefully on Good Friday, March 29, 2013, surrounded by her loved ones at St. Vincent Hospice.

Pat was the daughter of Darrel and Athalea Stoops. She was born on Aug. 16, 1934, and raised in Tipton County.

She married John McCorkle in 1952.

Pat worked as a beautician after graduating from Apex Beauty School.

She was an amazing seamstress and quilter. She was devoted to her family and loved by all who knew her. Returning her love were her husband, John; daughters, Dawn (Gary) Matthews, Gayle (Randy) Cowdin and Karla (Steve) Kern; brother, Kenneth (Kathy) Stoops; sister, Sharon Stoops; grandchildren, Jeff (Tracey) Golden, Shawn (Carrie) Golden, Ryan (Elizabeth) Golden, Meghan (Matt) Larson, Bryce McQuern, Derrick (Tara) McQuern, Dan (Sarah) Cowdin, Leah (Garvin) Frantz, Adam (Erin) Clay, Josh Kern and Kaitlyn Kern; great-grandchildren, Parker, Kennedy, Maija, Sonja, Cole, Hannah and Grayson; plus almost sister, Jeanne Ott; and nieces, nephews, good friends and neighbors.

Pat was met in heaven by her parents; sister, Marilyn Stoops; granddaughter, Jamie McQuern; nephew, Michael Stoops; father-in-law, Clyde McCorkle; sister-in-law, Carolyn Mitchell; and brothers-in-law, Wayne Swails and Bob Mitchell.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at the funeral home. Inurnment will be after the service at Greenlawn Cemetery in Frankfort.

Donations can be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or Lymphoma/Leukemia Society.


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