Patty Jane (McDonald) Whorton - age 81 of Omaha, NE and formerly of Gallatin, MO passed away Sunday night, June 13th, 2021 at her daughter's home in Omaha. Patty was born April 2, 1940 to Frank Edward and Virginia Grace (Groves) McDonald at the home near Gallatin, MO. She attended schools at Jameson and Gallatin, where she graduated. Patty married Robert Lewis Whorton on May 24, 1958 in Gallatin, MO. To this union two daughters Pamela Jane and Brenda Lea were born. Patty was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gallatin for many years, where she served on the Lords Supper Committee. Patty attended services at the First Christian Church prior to moving to Omaha, NE with her daughter Brenda and family. She worked at restaurants in Gallatin and babysat with many sweet children. Patty quit her duties that she loved, to take care of her husband. Patty’s love was her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to laugh at a cute joke and she loved to hear them. She always said, “laughing is always better than crying.” Patty loved helping others.
Patty was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Virginia and her husband Robert. Survivors are daughters, Pamela, David; Brenda, Dan; 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, cousins and other family members, and a host of friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Active Aging Resource Center in care of the funeral home. The family will receive friends 10 AM to 11 AM, Monday, June 21st, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. Private family graveside services will follow at Civil Bend Christian Cemetery near Pattonsburg, MO. Friends may call from 11 AM to 5 PM, Sunday at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at www.stithfamilyfunerals.com
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