Doris (Doty) M. Patton, age 88 of Lima and formerly of Fostoria, passed at 12:25 a.m., Friday, October 1, 2021 surrounded by her family at St. Rita’s Mercy Health, Lima. She was born January 3, 1933 in Fostoria, Ohio to the late Kenneth and Elsie (Brown) Fout. On March 20, 1952 she married James (Jim) J. Patton, Jr. who passed on October 23, 2018.
She attended True Word Tabernacle Church in Bluffton and loved God’s beauty in nature. Doty was a loyal and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Survived by – Ronald Eugene (Laurie) Patton of AZ; Kenneth James (Janet) Patton of Columbus, OH; Ardella Lynn (Ronald) Jones of Lima; Belinda June (Bill) Rice of Findlay; 17 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother – Donnie Fout and sister – Pam Everly.
Memorial services will begin 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Pastor Erickson will officiate.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.