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Patsy Jones Kirven

July 15, 1938 ~ November 24, 2018 (age 80)

Patsy Jones Kirven, 80, of Bowman, widow of George H. “Pete” Kirven, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Jolley Acres Nursing Home.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Wightman United Methodist Church with the Reverends Michael Written and Preston Grimsley officiating.  Burial will follow in the Bowman Memorial Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be John McRae Weathers, Michael Jones, Phil Kirven, Lloyd Herring, David Stack and Mark Davis.  Visitation will be Monday evening from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bryant Funeral Home, St. George. 

Patsy was born on July 15, 1938 in Latta, SC, a daughter of the late John Monroe and Sarah McPherson Jones.  She was a graduate of Bowman High School, attended Columbia College and was the secretary for Kiser Lumber Company.  She was a member of Wightman United Methodist Church and was the pianist for 41 years.  She was predeceased by two brothers, Michael “Mickey” Jones and John Lynwood “Lyn” Jones. 

Surviving are her two daughters, Kathy C. (Hal) Arant, Bowman and Lisa (Jesse) Gurganus, Brunswick, GA; two grandchildren, Harold Tyler (Brittany) Arant and Brent Hamilton Arant; step-children, Tom Kirven, Neotsu, OR and Tressa (Ken) Green, Oak Harbor, WA; step-grandchildren, Casey Green, Amy Green Loeffel, Sarah Zawicki and Maggie Kirven; and a number of special sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.  The family would like to thank the staff at Jolley Acres Health Care Center for their love and care, as well as special caregivers, Yvette, Shirley, and Thelma who cared for her while she was at home.  She adored her family and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of a great granddaughter in January. 

Memorials may be made to Wightman United Methodist Church, 7215 Charleston Highway, Bowman, SC 29018. 

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