Patsy Joann Richey

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ARLINGTON -- Patsy Metcalf Richey, 81, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Arlington. Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday in Wade Family Funeral Home Chapel, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, with Minister Roger Spann officiating. Interment: Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield. Visitation: The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wade Family Funeral Home. Pat was born Sept. 23, 1931, in Mansfield to William and Elizabeth Metcalf. She graduated from Polytechnic High School and City County School of Nursing in 1952. Pat attended Texas Wesleyan University. She retired as a surgical nurse after 30 years of service with Harris Hospital. Pat was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and enjoyed cooking and spending time with family. She was preceded in death by her sister, Edith Parrish. Survivors: Husband of 61 years, D.L. Richey; daughters, Stephana Spann and husband, Roger, Tamara Wood and husband, Doug, and Rhonda Threlkeld and husband, Mark; grandchildren, Brandon Wood, Nicole Contreras, Garrett Wood and Andrew Threlkeld; great-grandchildren, Madison, Gavin, Parker Wood, Gabriel Gonzales, Triston and Jacob Threlkeld; and many nieces and nephews.

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  1. I know Mrs. Richey was an amazing wife, mother and grandmother that will be missed dearly. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Jeannine Moore

  2. Momma I think about you everyday, I know you and Rhonda are having the time of your lives together in Heaven. Just know Roger & I are looking after Daddy!! I will always love and miss you!! Stephana

  3. Hope you enjoyed spending time with Rhonda & Mark Alan @ Christmas. Daddy misses you so very much, as we all do, but he is doing well. I talk to him everyday, and he normally comes by my office at least once a week to visit. We all miss you and love you so very much!!

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