SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: Wednesday, December 4th, 6:30-8:30pm at World Gospel Church. To register, please call the church (812) 877-2075 HOLIDAY MEMORIAL PROGRAM: Sunday, December 8th, 2:00pm at First Christian Church. Your loved one's name will be read during a candle lighting ceremony and short program. Please feel free to bring guests. To RSVP, please call 446-2206. If you would like a picture to be included in our video tribute, please let us know. If you are able to bring a canned good or non-perishable food item, they will be donated to the Clay County Food Pantry.
Margaret "Pat" Chenoweth
March 16, 1934 - February 27, 2013
Margaret Patricia “Pat” Chenoweth
Margaret Patricia “Pat” Chenoweth, 78, of Clay City, passed away at Exceptional Living Center, in Brazil, following a lengthy battle with Parkinson ’s disease.
She was born in Indianapolis, IN March 16, 1934, the daughter of Roscoe David and Nellie Ruth (Vess) Ruffin. She attended St. Mary’s and St. Agnes high school’s, in Indianapolis. Pat worked at the Stop and Shop in Speedway for many years where she got to meet many of the Race Car Drivers. She married Roy W. Chenoweth on June 19, 1969. She and Roy moved to Coal City in 1987 and then Clay City in 1994.
She was a member of the Coal City United Methodist Church. She was a founding member of the Coal City American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Pat enjoyed traveling, going on walks and listening to country music. While she lived in Indianapolis she volunteered at school 54 “Brookside Elementary” and served as a member of the Parent Teacher’s Association.
In addition to her parents Pat was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Richard Ruffin, William Ruffin, James Ruffin and Thomas Ruffin.
She is survived by her husband Roy Chenoweth of Clay City; children: Lola Meadors Stainbrook, John Chenoweth (June), Roy Chenoweth Jr.(Sue), Justin Chenoweth and Ruthann Chenoweth; grandchildren: Ashley, Roxanne, Jillian, Brigette, Randi, Kirsten, Brooke and Michael; 10 great grandchildren; a sister Teresa Carter Sackett and husband Jim; a brother Michael Ruffin and wife Janice as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.
Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, in Clay City, Monday, March 4, 2013 at 11am. Burial will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, in Hall, Indiana, Monday at 1:30pm. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Sunday, from 4-8pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Parkinson Research Foundation 20256 S. St. Rd. 46 Sarasota, FL 34276.