Thomasville Times Enterprise

November 19, 2012

Leslie Patrick

Staff Writer


Mr. Leslie Patrick, 83 of Quitman passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta. Mr. Patrick was born March 15, 1929 to the late Harmon & Connie Lee Bowen Patrick. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from University of Georgia in 1950 with a degree in Agricultural Engineering. Mr. Patrick came to Cuthbert to teach in the Farmers Veterans Program, where he met his wife, Clara of 61 years. They were married in 1951. He was a founder & board member of Westbrook School in Dixie, Ga. Mr. Patrick was a farmer and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for over 30 years and Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. The main things in his life were his God, Family, and Church. Survivors include his wife, Clara Overby Patrick of Quitman; one daughter & son in law, Lynn & Dennis Carlton of Quitman; one son, Mike Patrick of Tifton; two granddaughters, Shelby & Brad Mashburn, and Ashley Elizabeth Carlton; two brothers & sister in law, Willie Mack & Nelda Patrick of Fitzgerald, and Waymon Lee Patrick of Quitman. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Philadelphia Baptist Church with Rev. Klay Luke, Rev. Thilmon Vonier, Rev. Earl Justice, Rev. John Page, and Rev. Douglas Reddick officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will be receving friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church or to the Dixie Community Center.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at — Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home