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Patty Meyer

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“We have to laugh . . . much better wrinkles, than frowns.  I am not afraid of my predictable end . . . and I want you to laugh with me.  So celebrate life with me and for me.  Thank you God for giving me each and every day to live and love and laugh.”  Patty,  2015

Patricia Marie Webb Meyer age 74

After beating cancer for 11 years with strength and courage, Patty passed away at home at sunrise on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018.  She was surrounded by her family and friends in her final days.

Patty was born on March 6, 1944 in Jackson, Mississippi to Ernest Linwood Webb, Jr. and Frances Pitts Grant Webb.  She graduated from Averett College in Danville, Virginia in June 1964.  Patty married William Larry Meyer on November 20, 1964 at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona.  She and Larry moved to Crockett with their two daughters in 1970.

Patty loved Crockett and Houston County.  She loved giving her time and her heart to others.  She dedicated her life to her family, friends, and many organizations in the community, which include:  Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pines, Pineywoods Fine Arts Association Board of Directors, First Presbyterian Church Community Handbell Choir, Crockett Lions Club, Houston County Liaison for Texas Lions Camp, Crockett Garden Club, Houston County Forest Land Owners Association, Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year 1985 and 2008, Houston County Fair Secretary, Critter Crew Buyers Group, Houston County Go Texan Committee , Crockett Civic Center Auction Committee, Emergency Services District, and Co-Founder of Christmas in Crockett with Dianne Rhone.  Patty was an active member of the First Christian Church of Crockett.  Her legacy will live on through the many lives she touched.

Patty is survived by her husband of 54 years, William Larry Meyer; daughters, Susan Butler Meyer Patterson and husband, Merlin (Pat) of The Woodlands, Sally Grant Meyer Brannen and husband, John Michael of Crockett; her precious grandsons, William Michael Brannen of Ft. Worth and Grant Michael Brannen of College Station; sisters, Nancy Watson and husband, Danny of Prescott, AZ,  Judi Webb Blackwell and husband, Bill Swink of The Colony; sisters-in-law, Joan Gore of Rockford, IL and Marian Meyer of Huntingburg, IN; nieces and nephews, Angela Watson Grippe, Jennifer Ann Blackwell, Holly Lynn Blackwell, Phillip Meyer, Cyndi Thon, Gloria Reed, Scott Gore; and her Fairy Goddaughter, Rebecca Maiden Allen of Heath, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Webb; father, Colonel E.L. Webb; niece, Amy Rebecca Watson, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Grace and Amos Meyer; brothers-in-law, Kenton Meyer and Paul Gore; nephew Jon Meyer.

Celebration of life services for Patty Meyer will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Dr. Tim Allen officiating.   Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.   Family will receive friends for visitation Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CASA of the Pines, P. O. Box 835, Lufkin, TX or Pineywoods Fine Arts Association, P. O. Box 1213, Crockett, TX  75835 or First Christian Church Elsom Scholarship Fund, 200 North Gordon Drive, Crockett, TX  75835.


  1. I am so sorry to hear of Patty’s death. God certainly got a sweet angel when he took her! You all are in my prayers and I love you!

  2. Patty there is not enough room here to tell of all the richness our friendship with you has contained. We raised our kids together, taught them in Sunday School and VBS together, Boosted the Band together and rejoiced in their college and young adult accomplishments together. You blessed our daughters’ weddings by assuming the role of “The Wedding Planner.” And what can I say about Bell Choir that the rest have not already said. It was a Blast and a blessing. You worked for Thomas McLendon for years and that should have earned you a whole treasure chest of stones for your Crown. Gonna miss you, my friend…a LOT. We are here to love on Larry and Susan and Sally and those wonderful grandsons! And all we ask of you is to save us a place near you at the Great Table. I can only imagine….

    Godspeed, my friend.

    Thomas and Becky McLendon

  3. What a blessing you were to so many. In counting my blessings I remember how Patty took in my sons so many years ago when I had an emergency heart cath. I had only known her for a short time but I knew they would be okay. Praying for you all.

  4. Susan you and your family are in my prayers. Your mother was a phenomenal person and will be greatly missed. Her legacy will last for years. I remember the loving way she would say, Well, hello Karla” and give me a warm hug. I’ll miss her. You have my love.

  5. We are greatly saddened at the loss of our friend Patty. To you, Larry and your girls and grandsons, we offer our most sincere sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Mrs. Meyer set a fine example of how to be a good person.

  7. My prayers and deepest sympathy to Patty family. God give you comfort and strength through this difficult time. Love. Dian Buckley

  8. When Shelley called and told me about Patty, I cried for hours. Remembering all our fun times together playing bridge or just sitting and talking. She loved life….enough said. I am sad that life took us apart. Larry, Susan and Sally, and all the family, I send you love and prayers. May God bless and keep you during your sad times. I love you all. Earlynne

  9. Dear Larry, Susan, Sally and all the rest of Patty’s family and friends,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your horrible loss. I became friends with Patty as a member of the Crockett Lions Club. She always amazed me with her generosity and passion for the community even as she fought her battle with cancer. . I regret I didn’t learn of her passing in time to come for her services. Hugs and prayers for all of you. I was blessed to have her as a friend.

  10. As sadness washes over me….I’m lighten by the memory of Patty’s smile, and laugh. Prayers…Larry and your family…of comfort, peace and love.
    She will always be in the hearts of all who knew her joy and love. Thank you Patty for being a wonderful loving light.

  11. She will be missed dearly. She was the CASA worker for one of my foster kids but we all loved her dearly. She was such a blessing and a great person to have around. My heart is so heavy!

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