Patricia A. Clines, 82, longtime resident of Cherryvale, Kansas passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022 at the home she shared with her daughters and grandchildren in Raymore, Missouri.
Patricia Ann Clines was born April 14, 1939 in Erie, Kansas the daughter of Keith B. Naff and Gretchen Marguerite (Hammel) Naff. She grew up in Erie and graduated from Erie High School in 1957. She later attended Chanute Junior College where she studied practical nursing alongside her daughter, Teresa.
On December 26, 1958 in Seattle, Washington she was united in marriage to Charles C. Clines and he preceded her in death July 8, 2007. They were members of New Life Church. Together they traveled the United States during and after their 20 years in the Navy. Both loved to visit national parks and spend hours just watching the countryside go by. They also loved fishing and spent many evenings on their pontoon boat at Big Hill Lake.
Patricia was a school bus driver in Cherryvale, Coffeyville and Parsons for 18 years and loved working with children. No child on her bus ever went without a coat and she wanted all of them to feel safe and loved.
Patricia was an avid reader and enjoyed fishing, crocheting, birdwatching, gardening and decorating. She will be remembered for her love of her family and Jesus and for being an amazing cook. Her door was always open and no one ever left her house hungry.
She was an unstoppable force; an amazingly strong and loving mother and her grandchildren described her as "everyone's grandma." She dedicated her life to her children and always made a beautiful home for her family. No one could do Christmas better than her; no detail was spared and every bit of it was magical.
Survivors include her children, Teresa Sue Clines (Jennifer Stacey), Raymore, Missouri, Andrew William Clines (Lori Clines) of Edna, Kansas, Alissa Marguerite Beckerle of Raymore, Missouri, brothers, Michael Keith Naff of Parsons, Kansas, Donald Lee Naff of Erie, Kansas, 6 grandchildren and 4 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Charles Mark Clines, sister, Carolyn Sue Benton and brother, David Dwight “Pete” Naff.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at Wickham Family Funeral Home, 216 East 4th, Cherryvale, Kansas 67335.
Celebration of Patricia’s Life will be held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the funeral home.
Interment will follow the service at Fairview Cemetery in Cherryvale.
Memorial remembrances are suggested to The Gideons or New Hope Christian Church and they may be left or mailed to the funeral home.