Patricia Broach

WEST MONROE, La. — Private services for Ms. Patricia J. Cannon Broach were under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home, West Monroe.

Patricia was born on February 20, 1938, and passed from this life on January 21, 2013, in West Monroe, La after an extended illness at the age of 74. She was a retired nurse, a resident of Monroe, and a past resident of Pine Bluff, Ark.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Arbon “Cowboy” Broach; her father, Lamar Cannon, Sr.; her mother, Mildred Cannon Horton; sister, Nona Welch; and brother, Lamar “Billy” Cannon, Jr.

She is survived by her children, Wayne Collins, David Collins & wife Barbara, all of Pine Bluff, Ark., Paula Collins, Donna Howey, both of Monroe, La., and Billy Collins, of Anchorage, Alaska.; two sisters, Shirley Smith of Pine Bluff, Ark. & Beverly Ellis of Texas; grandchildren, Christopher Collins & wife Jessica, Cory Collins & Cody Collins, all of Pine Bluff, Ark.

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Memorials and flowers may be sent to Griffin Funeral Home, 7427 Cypress St. West Monroe, La 71292. Griffin Funeral Home, West Monroe, La.