Patricia L. 'Patty' (Ryan) Brookins

Patricia L. “Patty” (Ryan) Brookins, 66, of Benton, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
She retired from Baptist Health Medical Center after 35 years of nursing and practiced nursing for 44 years.
She was of the Baptist faith. Her family and friends will remember her caring and compassionate spirit, having received numerous honors from her career. She will also be known for her strong and perservering disposition.
She was predeceased by her parents, Nolan and Hazel Ryan of Benton.
Patty will be remembered by her loving husband, Clay Brookins, her children, Monica VanHorn and Bryan Lovell; and her step-children, Candy Shelton and Randy Brookins. She is survived by a sister, Terry Turner; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; a nephew and two nieces.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday Jan. 18, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Forest Hills Funeral Home (501) 455-1067.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan 17.
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