Patricia Ann Salyers

February 06, 1937 ‒ October 06, 2012

Columbus, Ohio

Patricia Ann Salyers, age 75, of Columbus, passed peacefully from this life into the glorious next on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born February 6, 1937 to the late Noah and Myrtle (Stanbaugh) Salyers, graduating from Marengo High School in 1955.

Patty was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother, Christian and friend; her motto was “Vitality.” A member of World Harvest Church, she attended the World Harvest Bible College and spread the Word of God at every opportunity. She loved Jesus and was faithful to Him with her tithe and offerings. She was the owner of Patty’s Crafts-N-Things and the Olentangy Garden Center in Worthington.

Patty helped countless families while serving on the Women’s Service Board at Grant Hospital. She was active in Kiwanis, the Columbus Rose Society and African Violet Society and hosted Christmas Balls for the Columbus Police. A passion for gardening, Patty’s hands were often in the dirt in her garden. A true stay at home mom, she gardened, canned and cooked while raising her girls. She was well traveled and visited the Holy Land, Spain and Mexico to name a few.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, Don Turner and her brothers Randy and Sam.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Danene (David) Antrim of Athens, AL; Marina (Kurt) Owens of Mt. Gilead; Charlene (Barry) McMahon of Columbus; Gina (Jason) Woodward of Dickson, TN; grandchildren, Craig, Justin, Aleah, Christinia, Cody, Kerry and Frank; great grandchildren, Christopher, Shelby, Keaton, Zachary, Rachael, Cameron, Landon and Liza; siblings, Bill and John Salyers, Marie Reynolds, Alma Andrix and Jane Stout.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury with interment in Forrest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 5600 E. Broad Street, Columbus. Visitation will be private

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