Ellen Irene (Holstin) Fitzpatrick, age 98,
passed Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Hermitage Nursing & Rehab.
Irene was born September 10, 1918
in Pearsonia, Oklahoma. She was the
daughter of the late Everett and Mary (Sanger) Holstin. In 1945 Johnny Fitzpatrick and Ellen Irene
Holstin were united in marriage. He passed April 21, 2006. They had two children, a daughter Marcia
Joanne (Fitzpatrick) Hibdon and a son, James Lee Fitzpatrick. Both preceded in
Ellen retired in 1994 from the Chickasaw
Library System of Ardmore, Oklahoma and was Librarian at the Tishomingo Library
for 17 years.
Survivors include three grandchildren,
Larry and wife Linda Hibdon of Platte City, Missouri, Julie and husband Bear
McGuire of Wheatland, Missouri, and Paula Carpenter of Liberty, Missouri; eight
great-grandchildren, Nikki Hibdon, Zach Hibdon, and Sarah Perdue, all of Platte
City, Missouri, Nicholas Staffieri, Kansas City, Missouri, Andrea Clark of
Harrisonville, Missouri, Shelbie McGuire, of Weaubleau, Missouri, Tyler
Carpenter, serving in the U.S.M.C, and Faith Juwor of Liberty, Missouri; nine
great-great grandchildren; one son-in-law, Doug Hibdon of Wheatland, Missouri;
a niece, Joleen Phillips of El Dorado, Arkansas, who has stayed in close
contact and special to Irene; and several other nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Irene’s life will be 11:00
am, Saturday February 11, 2017 at Daniel Funeral Home with burial to follow in
Jasper Cemetery, South East of Carthage, Missouri.
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