Patricia Ann (“Pat”) Bird, 85, of Rush County, passed peacefully away on December 28, 2016, in Rushville. Patricia was born on January 17, 1931, in Indianapolis, to the late Russell and Flora (Main) Addison.
She was a 1949 graduate of Charlottsville High School. She married the love of her life, George M. Bird on April 29, 1956 and he survives.
Patricia worked at RCNB, Norwest and Wells Fargo as a book keeper for several years, retiring in 1996. She was a very active member at St Paul United Methodist Church. Patricia was an active member of The Rushville Red Hat Society, Rushville Music Study Club, Rush County Chorale, Ladies Golf Association and also volunteered at Rush Memorial Hospital.
Patricia is survived by her loving husband, George, of Rushville; a son, Tim M. Bird of Rushville; daughters, Bruce (Donna) Frazier of Hilliard, Ohio and Annette Bird of Garland, Tx.; a sister, Irving (Mary) Bressie of Crawfordsville and grandchildren, Jason (Lindsay) Frazier, Adam Frazier, Katie Bird and one great-granddaughter, Ma’Kaiah Ervine.
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 31, in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 426 North Morgan St, Rushville, with Pastor Roy E. Ice presiding. Friends are welcome to visit at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 30. Burial will be held in Rushville’s East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.