Collier-Butler Funeral Home

824 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL


Patricia Ann Medlin

June 21, 1940March 17, 2020

Funeral service for Patricia Medlin, 79, of Rainbow City, will be held Friday, March 20, 2020 at Collier-Butler Funeral Home. Due to state regulations amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the service will be private, limited to immediate family only with burial to follow at Old Harmony Cemetery. Patricia grew up in Alabama City, attending Dwight and Elliott Elementary School and Emma Sansom High School. After marriage she moved to Rainbow City where she has resided since 1960. She retired from Emco/Stamped Products and then worked at the Alabama State Unemployment Office/Gadsden Career Center as a receptionist. She loved working outside in her yard and garden, flower arranging, family vacations, going to Alabama football games, and her cats. She is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Willie Gene and Annie Rogers; brothers, Bill Rogers, Bobby Rogers, and James (Nell) Rogers; sisters, Mary Nell Rogers, Margaret Morgan, and Gwonda (Bill) Armstrong; and former husband Douglas Ray Medlin. Patricia is survived by her children, Debbie (Charles Cleveland) and Christy (Mark Vincent); grandson, William Tyler Vincent; nephew, who was like a brother, Kenny (Linda) Morgan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Vida Rogers, Roland and Ann Medlin, Raymond and Reba Mintz, Mildred McCartney, Barbara Snow, Onita Hare, and Patsy Nolen as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Drs. Aghazu, Osuji, and Smith as well as the 4th floor nurses and staff at Riverview Regional Medical Center, especially Leslie Marks.


  • Burial Friday, March 20, 2020
  • Graveside Service Friday, March 20, 2020


Patricia Ann Medlin

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Wayne Brewer

April 6, 2020

I grew up with Patricia, mary,gwonda,Bill, chicken,kenny, and Bobby Olsen. bobby was my special friend. took care of me.
I loved them so much.
Bro gene was a preacher and would place one foot in his hand, raise the other hand , sing, there will come a glad day, after while!
as lil kenny says, " not, goodbye,
but i'll see you later!"
I love you family .
Wayne Brewer
Mitchell st boy

Jane Harris

March 19, 2020

Pat was one of the nicest people I ever knew. I remember coming to Debbie's birthday party the year Mary Pauline made the doll cake for her. It was beautiful and made me want one! I am sorry for your loss Debbie, Christy, Tyler, and all the family. You are in my prayers.

Kenny Morgan

March 19, 2020

Tresha,.. memories abound as we grew up together,.. many wonderful times we had on Mitchell St! Not saying goodbye,.. I’m saying ,.. “ See You Later!” ❤️❤️