Patsy Acuff, 79, of Crane, Texas was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Thursday morning, June 29, 2017.
The family will be receiving friends at the Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home in Crane on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.
Funeral services for Patsy Rudene Acuff will be at 2:00pm on Saturday July 1, 2017, at Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, with Tommy Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Crane County Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home of Crane.
Patsy was born September 10, 1937 in Shamrock Texas. After graduating from Rankin High School, she moved to Crane where she met and married her loving husband Kenneth Eugene Acuff on April 12, 1957 at first Baptist Church in Crane. Patsy was a hard- working mother of two children retiring from Crane Independent school district 1992. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Crane. In her younger years, Patsy enjoyed metal detecting and treasure hunting as a hobby. She retired from Crane Independent School District in 1992.
Patsy was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Kenneth Acuff; parents Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Blue, and one brother Dan Blue.
Survivors include her daughter; Debbie TrImble of Crane; son Marc Acuff and his wife Cecilia of Midland, Texas; Grandchildren, Kesha Garcia, Kaleb TrImble, Chase Acuff and Logan Acuff. Great Grandchildren Ace Garcia and Axel Martinez; Brothers, Theo Blue, Charles Blue, Jerry Blue, Raymond Blue, Bobby Blue and Mike Blue; Sisters, Mary Jo Heard, Sandra Smylie, Carolyn Rempfher.
Paul Bearers are her TxDot buddies Coury Joseph, David Prather, Glenn Bridges, Jim Crain, Stuart Wyatt and Brian Davis.