Patricia Lynn Koontz was born on Aug. 29, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana and passed away Aug. 11, 2019 in Biloxi, Mississippi.
She was a housewife, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post 5658, and loved to play Bingo, read, play slots, loved to talk to people and be with her family.
Patricia was preceded in death by her mother, Jessie Lou Cotton; her father, George Elvin Behrends; her sisters, Michele J. Kern and Christina Smith.
Survived by her soulmate and husband of 40 years, Donald W. Koontz Sr.; two daughters, Cynthia H. Adams (Timothy E. Adams), Barbara Hilton; two stepdaughters, Donna Woerner (Robert Hall) Diedre Cowart (Al Cowart); two stepsons, Donald Koontz Jr., David Koontz (Judy); 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service on Aug. 25, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the VFW in Elberta.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be made in her name to Autism Society of Alabama, 4260 Cahaba Heights Court, Suite 188, Birmingham AL 35243.