Patricia Ellen Clawson, 82, formerly of Winfield, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2023, at Decatur Morgan Hospital. She was born in Ottumwa, Iowa on Jan. 30, 1941, to Porter and Nora Goudy. Pat graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1959.
She married Michael L. Clawson on Aug. 4, 1961. He preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 2001. They were married 40 years and had three children: Michael P. Clawson, Christine E. (Thomas) Farris and Richard L. (Connie) Clawson. She had nine grandchildren, Jacob, Alison, Jessica, Erin, Jamie, Joey, Janet, Jennifer and Paul; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pat retired from Oscar Mayer Lunchables Department in Davenport, Iowa in 2002, and relocated to Winfield in 2004.
Pat was well-loved by all who knew her. She enjoyed baking cookies and pies to give away. She never met a stranger and was affectionately known as Pat, Patty, Aunt Patty, Grandma Pat, Grandma Two and Mrs. C. Her favorite thing was talking on the phone with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, husband and granddaughter, Jessica Gardner.
A memorial service will be in November with Patricia and Michael’s ashes placed in Zion Cemetery in Winfield.
Roselawn Funeral Home and Cemetery
741 Danville Road SW
Decatur, AL 35601
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