Patricia Angeline Richmond

May 31, 1936April 12, 2021

Patricia Prothro Richmond of Athens, TX passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 following a brief battle with cancer. She was 84 years old.

Mrs. Richmond was born in El Dorado on May 31, 1936. She was the daughter of Fred and Exa Aenchbacher Prothro. Mrs. Richmond spent her years providing a loving home for her family. She was a Christian and a member of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Richmond was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John Richmond, and seven siblings.

Mrs. Richmond is survived by her four children: Mike Diles of Abilene, KS; Monica Tyler (Andy) of Slidell, LA; Mark Diles (Karen) of Texarkana, TX and Jamie Diles of Athens, TX. She was the proud grandmother of six: Heather Diles Hill, Christopher Diles, Dr. Chelsey Tyler Sandlin, Colby Tyler, Morgan Diles, and Emily Diles. She was also blessed with six great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2021 at Arlington Memorial Park with interment to follow under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.

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David Prothro

April 14, 2021

Patricia was one of the most loving persons I have ever known. I remember all the good times we had at the home of Uncle Fred and Aunt Exa. Always loved her red
Hair! Love to her family. David Prothro