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Linda Faylene (Sorley) Patrick

August 7, 1952 ~ April 20, 2022 (age 69)


Linda Faylene Patrick, 69, of Cranfills Gap passed away on April 20, 2022.  Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, April 25, 2022 at the First Baptist Church in Clifton. Pastor Jerry Smith will conduct the service.  Burial will follow at Boggy Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Clifton Funeral Home.

Faylene was born in Meridian, Texas on August 7, 1952 to Lloyd and Anna Cox Sorley.  She grew up in Cranfills Gap, attended schools  from Elementary School through High School. She graduated in 1970. She married George Vernon Patrick on October 31, 1970. The couple made their home in Cranfills Gap all of their lives. Two sons were born to the marriage Marvin in 1979 and Dale in 1984.

Faylene worked the first few years of her marriage as a seamstress for Gibbs Manufacturing Company in the Gap making clothes. She worked for a number of years for the United States Postal system.  She then worked several years in food services for the Clifton Lutheran Sunset Home and Clifton Schools. 

She loved to collect glassware of all kinds. She enjoyed socializing with people and loved to cheer people up. She loved to play basketball in high school and never lost her love for watching basketball games. She loved to play bingo and enjoyed living in the rural setting.

Besides cooking for many years for others, her family enjoyed her chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy and green beans.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clifton and enjoyed the early services and her Sunday School Class for many years.

She is survived by husband of  almost 52 years George Vernon Patrick, her two sons,  Marvin and Dale all of Cranfills Gap and one brother Arlen Sorley and wife of Clifton.


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April 24, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clifton Funeral Home
303 South Avenue F
Clifton, TX 76634-2246

Funeral Service
April 25, 2022

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church Clifton

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