Patricia A. Oatis

Published 9:26 am Friday, May 20, 2016

Ms. Patricia A. Oatis, 53, died Saturday afternoon May 7, 2016 at her sister’s home in rural Jefferson Davis County. Services for Ms. Oatis were held on Saturday May 14, 2016 at St. Paul M. B. Church in Silver Creek, with Pastor Phillip Clark officiating. Interment was in the Pearl River Valley Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Oatis was the daughter of the late Samuel Oatis, Sr. and Mary Louise Magee Oatis of the Silver Creek area of rural Lawrence County. At an early age she joined the St. Pauf Church and remained a member until her death. Ms. Oatis was reared and educated in the Lawrence County area, where she lived and worked much of her adult life, prior to moving to Jefferson Davis County.

Ms. Oatis’ survivors include her three sons, Jemaine Oatis, Alfed Oatis, both of Prentiss, and Coria Oatis of Long Beach; five brothers, Johnny C. Oatis, Madison (Mattie Jewel) Oatis, both of Silver Creek, Franklin (Etta) Oatis of Monticello, Moses (Fayenell) Oatis of Columbia, and S.T. Oatis of Prentiss; three sisters, Helen (W. T.) Walker, Diane Oatis, both of Prentiss, and Betty Ruth White of Gulfport; three grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.

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