Patricia S. Maples, 78, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia passed away Thursday October 29, 2020 surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of the Catoosa County area, she was a member of the Red Hat Society, volunteered at Christ Share and Care, worked with Habitat for Humanity and a member of the United Methodist Women. Pat worked 33 ½ years with dedicated service to the Ringgold Telephone Company. She was a life-long member of Smith’s Chapel United Methodist Church where she faithfully served in many positions within the church. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Her devotion and love for Jesus shone like a light to all those around her. Her positive attitude was contagious and she always influenced people to do good. She was passionate about watching the Ringgold Lady Tiger’s Basketball Team and followed them everywhere they played. Pat’s sence of humor and precious giggles always made us laugh out loud. She loved arts and crafts and painted several pictures. As of late she loved painting with diamonds. Pat is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Edward Maples and parents, Ruel Cecil and Frances Dannel Stockburger. She is survived by two daughters, Tracy (Jeff) Brown of Ringgold, GA., and Penny (Chuck) Robinson of Ringgold, GA.; two sisters, Margaret Stockburger of Tunnel Hill, GA., and Joyce (Bill) Gowin of Tunnel Hill, GA.; four brothers, Harold (Ann) Stockburger of Ringgold, GA., Thomas (Geneva) Stockburger of Tunnel Hill, GA., Calvin Stockburger of Tunnel Hill, GA., and Edwin (Delores) Stockburger of Tunnel Hill, GA.; two granddaughters, Neylee Mincey and Makayla Brown; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, November 1, 2020 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Terry Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Smith’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-8 P.M. Saturday and 9 A.M. until funeral time Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, Pat requested that donations be made to Smith’s Chapel United Methodist Church c/o Cindy Dycus 138 Spivey Rd, Ringgold, GA. 30736. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.
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