Martha Patten

STAR CITY — Mrs. Martha Pace Patten, 91 of Star City died Sunday at Lincoln Heights Healthcare. She was born January 9, 1922 in Athens, Texas to the late George and Fannie Welborn Pace. She taught English and French at Star City Schools for over 20 years, was a member of Glendale Church of Christ, member of Pine Bluff Garden Club, Art League and Bridge Club.

Also preceding her in death were her husband; Vernon W. “Pat” Patten, one sister; Janice Tucker and two brothers; Welborn Pace and George Pace.

Survivors include one son; Frank W. Patten of Star City, one sister; Joanna Partain of Knoxville, TN, 10 grandchildren; Christopher Patten of Hot Springs, Kathryn Patten of Monticello, Phillip, Mary, Maegan, Corey, Beth, Sean, Seth and Lacey Walker, four great-grandchildren and close friends; Debbie and Gary Glover of Star City and Ray Vick of Star City.

Graveside services are 2:00 p.m. Friday at Hickory Grove Cemetery. Gid Walters will officiate. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Griffin Funeral Service.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at