Funeral service for Davina Joy (D.J.) Patton-Courtney, 37, of Emory, will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Lake Fork Baptist Church. Bro. Perry Crisp will officiate. Burial will follow in Turner Cemetery. Visitation for D.J. will be held at the funeral home on Monday evening 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Mrs. Patton-Courtney died Thursday morning, Oct. 2, 2014, at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. She was born in Dallas, March 19, 1977, to David Keither and Linda Sue Lennox Patton. D.J. married Nathan Boyd Courtney, in Emory, July 13, 2014. Left to cherish her memory are: Husband, Nathan Courtney of Emory, Parents: David and Linda Patton of Emory, Mother-in-law, Theresa Baze of Emory, Sister-in-law, Mascha Taylor (Chris) of Emory, Daughter, Danielle Patton of Emory,2 Step-daughters, Samantha and Natalie Courtney, both of Godley, brother, Keith Patton of Emory .Aunts, Shirley Davis of Coppell, and Joy Graham (Gray) of Olympia, WA, Uncles, Billy Patton of Emory, Jerry Lennox (Sheila) of Hot Springs, Arkansas,David Lennox of Midlothian, Eddie Lennox (Lisa) of Dallas,Numerous other loving family and friends. Preceded in death by: Grandparents, Geroid and Inez Patton and Leonard and June Lennox.In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society– Breast Cancer P. O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.