Dateline: McKenzie, TN
Mrs. Patricia N. Purtteman, 81 years old, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital. She retired from A Place Called Home in McKenzie. Mrs. Purtteman was born in Artesia, NM on October 1, 1941 to Benjamin and Lola Miller Clawson.
She is survived by her husband John W. Purtteman, three sons Mark Alvarez, Robert Alvarez and Bobby Purtteman and two sisters Bennie Stafford and Opal Reading.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Jeanine Alvarez, son Barry Purtteman and two sisters Jackie Bly Hill and Zulene McDonough.
The family has chosen cremation and there are no services scheduled at this time.