Patty Schleiss

Patricia “Patty” Schleiss of Paris, 80, of Paris died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Town Square Care in Puryear.

Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McEvoy Funeral Home, officiated by Carlton Gerrell.

Her body is to be cremated.

Visitation is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the service Wednesday.

Schleiss was born May 22, 1939, in Buffaloville, Ind. She was the daughter of the late Oscar John and Sally Francis Swearingen Foerster.

She is survived by two daughters, Cyndi (Harry) Rogers of Columbus, Ohio, and Kim Kemp (Ricky) Cooley of Buchanan; six grandchildren, Deryc Painter, Regan Haney, Julia Spruill, Frankie Crouch, Nikki Crouch and Haleigh Clary; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Delores DellaMorta, Sharon Bender and Margaret “Bammy” Foerster, all of Dale, Ind.; two brothers, Charles Ansel Foerster of Chicago and Jim (Joyce) Foerster of Puryear; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Frank Kemp; and a brother, Ben Foerster.

Schleiss was a member of Tennessee Valley Community Church. She worked for Dr. Kimberlin for 20 years as an LPN and also worked in Murray in labor delivery.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 16th Floor, New York, NY, 10001.

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