McDonough, GA
Elsie Patrick (Branan)
Mrs. Elsie B. Patrick, age 90 of McDonough, Georgia passed away March 8, 2019 at Westbury Health and Rehabilitation in McDonough. A life-long resident of Henry County, she was the widow of Ray Patrick, Jr., and daughter of Augustus H. Branan and Edna R. Branan (nee: Rodgers). Elsie is survived by daughter, Beverly Alexander of McDonough, and sons and daughters in law, Robin and Marilyn Patrick of Orlando, Florida, and Michael and Viv Patrick of Middletown, Virginia. She leaves behind several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Elsie was preceded in death by her husband Ray in 2003, her son-in-law, Grady Alexander in 2012, brothers, William (and Dot), Henry (and Louetta) and Greer (and Elizabeth) Branan, sisters, Ann (and Tom) Ellis and Mildred (and Dock) Parker, nephews Harry and Darrell Branan, niece Patty Lunsford, and in-laws, Ida Mae and Combs Taylor, Rachel and Ross Watson, Nellie and Laverne Thompson, Doyle and Ruby Patrick. Graduating from McDonough schools in 1946, Elsie worked in Atlanta for the Trust Company of Georgia for two years prior to her wedding in 1948. She and Ray enjoyed 54 years of marriage. In her spare time, Elsie enjoyed reading, word-search puzzles, traveling, canning and preserving, and working in her yard. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:00 PM in the Haisten Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of flowers, which she loved, or contributions to the American Heart Association or a preferred charity. Haisten Funerals & Cremations - McDonough, GA, 770-914-8833,

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