Patricia “Patty” Kathleen Quinton of Steelville, Missouri was born on Sunday, August 8, 1971 in Rolla, Missouri to Arthur Lewis and Virginia Mae (Quinton) Whitman and passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at the age of 48 years, 5 months and 26 days.
Patty attended Cuba High School. She lived most of her life in Steelville, Missouri and had accepted the Lord early in life.
She married Curtis Charles Hayes in the summer of 1992 and they had a daughter, Jessica. Later on she had a daughter, Angelia with Andrew Jackson Stubbs III and a daughter, Jamie with her current boyfriend Mark Anthony Simpson.
Patty had a bubbly personality, could always make you smile. She would always take people in regardless of the circumstance. She liked to sing and dance, especially karaoke with Jessica. She loved to cook and tell stories about when she was younger.
She loved her cat Shadow, who she called Swag.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Lewis Whitman and Virginia Mae “Memaw” “Jean” Whitman; brother, James “Jimmy” Quinton; and sister, Vicki Whitman.
She is survived by her companion, Mark Simpson of Steelville, Missouri; daughters, Jessica Hayes (Billy Vanderpoel), Angelia Stubbs and Jamie Simpson, all of Steelville, Missouri; step children, Justin Mercer of and Kelly Hayes of Steelville, Missouri and April Hayes of Bourbon, Missouri; grandsons, Victor Bolk and Zyler Hayes; siblings, Michael Quinton, David Whitman and Barbra (Dewayne) Hardin, all of Steelville, Missouri, Donna Whitman-Setzer and Judy Whitman, both of Cuba, Missouri, Chris West (Bobby James) and Laura Linthorst, both of Pevely, Missouri, Ken Whitman of Phoenix, Arizona and Brenda White of Lampe, Missouri; honorary sisters, Melinda Hemby Painter of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Norma Griggs Destifanes of St. James, Missouri and Heather Studdard of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
The family chose cremation as her final disposition.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date at her sister, Barbra Hardin’s home.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.