February 27, 1953 - December 3, 2021
Janet (Jan) Ann King Patrick, age 68, of Bristol, TN passed away suddenly, on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, leaving behind an immeasurable ensemble of grief and love. Jan was born on the 27th of February 1953. Jan was a lifelong resident of Bristol Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee. In 1974, Jan began working for the Bristol Herald Courier newspaper and through the years, won various awards through the Virginia Press Association with distinction. Jan retired with over 43 years to the profession at the Courier, retiring as the Features Editor. Jan and Roger were married on September 5, 1981 and together shared 40 years of life’s daily grind of highs & lows with a solidified partnership, which shall be deeply missed. She is proceeded in death by her father, Henry King III and sister, Lisa King, along with her mother-in-law, Mildred Fields Patrick. Jan is survived by her mother, Ann King Fleming; husband and life partner, Roger L. Patrick; two sons, Evan and Brit Patrick along with grandson Carter Patrick; brother, Preston King and wife, Sharon with numerous nieces and nephews. Jan will be endearingly remembered for her love of horses and horseback riding. Her attentiveness and service to put others before her needs with the quiet sophistication of knowledge and poise that always proceeded her. The family will receive friends, flowers and kind regards at Akard Funeral home, Wednesday evening, December 8th from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, December 9th in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Welch officiating. Graveside service interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Bristol Human Society, 16222 Lee Highway, Bristol, VA 24202. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is honored to be serving the Patrick family.
Janet (Jan) Ann King Patrick, age 68, of Bristol, TN passed away suddenly, on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, leaving behind an immeasurable ensemble of grief and love. Jan was born on the 27th of February 1953.... View Obituary & Service Information
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