Mrs. Sheila Denise Patton, of Chipley Florida, went home to be with the Lord on August 12, 2020 in the Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center of Panama City, Florida. She was 53 years old.
Sheila was born on December 7, 1966 to the late Willie James Simmons & Mamie Bell in Clinche County, GA. She a native of Homerville, Georgia, and moved to Vernon, Florida as a child where she attended school and graduated from Vernon High School. Sheila had a passion for cooking and was not a stranger to work. She worked on Panama City Beach in housekeeping for several years before her employment with Washington County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chipley, Florida. Here she worked in the housekeeping and activities departments for many years. Sheila’s health began to decline due to kidney disease, and she was forced to cease working.
Those who knew her realized this would not keep her down for long. Even through adversity, she continued to persevere and help everyone she could along the way. There was no doubt Sheila loved her family and friends; it was an unmeasureable love like no other. Sheila was a member of the Yes Lord Deliverance Ministries, Inc., of Chipley, Florida under the leadership of Apostle David Woods. She served diligently in the kitchen ministry and always had a smile on her face.
She leaves to cherish her memories and honor her legacy her husband: Robert Patton of Chipley, Florida; a loving daughter: Alicia Simmons of Vernon, Florida; two cherished sons: Tyler (Tierra) Patton and Joshua (Sierra) Patton both of Chipley, FL; five adored grandchildren: Kaysen Simmons, Kodi Simmons, Tyson Patton, James Patton, Tyla Patton all of Chipley , FL; seven sisters: Eureka (Claude) Bell of Tallahassee, FL, Fatima Bell of Bonifay, FL, Linda (Willie) Calhoun, Vanessa Simmons, Sylvia (Tracy) Guess, Samartha (Torrence) Bell, and Gwen (Darryl) Green, all of Homerville, GA; two brothers: James (Edna) Clark and James Simmons both of Homerville, GA; two special aunts: Ethel (Leroy) Edmonds and Patricia Marshall both of Homerville, GA; special cousin: Amy Murphy of Homerville, GA; along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, sisters & brothers-in-law cousins and friends. She was greatly loved by the Patton family and will be missed tremendously.
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