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Donna Kay Patterson, 66, Greensburg, KY (1956-2023)

Donna Kay Patterson of Greensburg departed this life on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at her home. She was 66 years old.

The funeral services for Donna Kay Patterson will be conducted at 1pmCT on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Roger Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Tuesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, and will continue after 7amCT on Wednesday until time of the funeral service.

Donna Kay Patterson, daughter of the late Austin Franklin and Christal Katie Neagle Franklin, was born on Friday, March 9, 1956 in Green County, Kentucky.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was also a former woodworker for the former Clark Casual Furniture and Cox's Cabinets.

Survived by her husband of 50 years, Johnny O'Neal Patterson of Greensburg having united in marriage on March 10, 1972.

Other survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law: Jonathon Shane and Dana Neat Patterson of Columbia, and Floyd Lucas Patterson of Greensburg; special daughter: Alyssa Kay Patterson and wife, Megan Marie of Greensburg; special son: Todd Franklin of Florida; three grandchildren: Cloe Lane Patterson, Brandon Patterson, Briana Goldsmith, two great-grandchildren: Jade Goldsmith and Haven Goldsmith; a brother and sister-in-law: Carlie Clifton and Wanda Franklin of Campbellsville; a sister: Diane Franklin of Greensburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters: Colleen Brady, Bethel Alive Franklin, and Rosa Lee Patterson.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Shane Patterson, Luke Patterson, Alyssa Patterson, Brandon Patterson, Brandon Wilson, Todd Franklin

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Donna Kay Patterson, 66, Greensburg, KY (1956-2023)

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