Deborah S. Patten

By Orleans Hub Posted 13 April 2021 at 8:23 am

Deborah S. Patten, 60, of Holley passed away suddenly with her loved ones by her side on April 11, 2021. She trusted in Jesus Christ as her savior, and has rejoined her loved ones who went before her in heaven. She was born April 10, 1961 in Holley, a daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Farnham) Crawford and had lived in this area all of her life.

Debbie enjoyed reading and had very beautiful handwriting and enjoyed calligraphy. She was known for her amazing potato salad.  She adored her 3 grandsons and was all about her family.  She was a kind and generous woman with a big heart sacrificing herself for others.  Debbie would go out of her way to help others, never asking for anything in return.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Steven Mark Patten, Jr. “Stevie”; brothers: Randy and James Crawford.  She is survived by her children: Wendy (Christopher Drost) Patten, Lisa Patten, Thomas Patten, Alan Patten; grandsons: Steven Potter, Trever Potter, Colton Drost; sisters: Sharon Ruggles, Kathy Crawford, Kim Crawford; a young man who held a special place in her heart, Isaiah; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 

A Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in support of her niece.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. Holley.  To share a special memory of Debbie please visit: