Patricia Joan (Hammond) Newell was born on Jan. 2, 1934, and passed from this world on Jan. 3, 2019.

Patricia Joan (Hammond) Newell was born on Jan. 2, 1934, and passed from this world on Jan. 3, 2019.

She was the only child born to Louis and Margaret Hammond in Independence, Kansas. The family moved to Seminole in 1945 where Pat attended Seminole Public Schools and graduated from Seminole High School in 1954. She also attended Seminole Junior College for two years. She then worked in Shawnee at Sylvania Electric Company until she and Raymond were married on Feb. 1, 1962.

Surviving family includes her husband Raymond of Earlsboro, their only son Ray Newell and wife Debbie of Earlsboro, granddaughters Sarah Newell of Plano, Texas, Jenny Williams and husband Zoope of Earlsboro, one great-granddaughter Raylee Williams, many cousins, nieces, nephews, and her many beloved brothers and sisters in Christ.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Walnut Avenue Church of Christ in Seminole to fund local evangelistic efforts.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 7, at the Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel in Seminole with Terry Newell officiating. Burial will follow at Little Cemetery.

Funeral services are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home in Seminole.