Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Patricia L. Lively

December 5, 1937 - August 2, 2021


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    Linda Yuan says

    We enjoyed our travels with you and will miss you.

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    Sharon Scott says

    You have been one of the most loyal friends I have known. I will see you someday up in heaven. Until then, give all of our mutual friends there a big hug from me!

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Patricia L. Lively, age 83, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021 with her loving family by her side at Linda E. White Hospice. She was born to Boyd E. and Mary Elizabeth Branham on December 5, 1937 in Evansville, Indiana.

Patricia had a passion for all sports, but loved her Cardinals. Patricia had many interests which included travelling to Hawaii, Alaska, and her favorite spot Branson. She had tremendous love for lighthouses, her home is filled with many different lighthouses including a 16 foot lighthouse in the backyard lovingly made by Allen her husband of 64 years. Patricia loved her country and was a true “Patriot”. Patricia loved to sing and was a proud member of the Sweet Adelines. Even with all of her activities, Patricia was dedicated to her 40 plus year career with Droste’s Jewelers. Patricia’s most loved role was that of a wife, mom, and grandmother. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Gerald “Broc” Branham, great- grandchildren Caroline Ann Estes and Ashton Rieken, niece Stacy, and nephew Broc David. Patricia is survived by the love of her life Allen Lively, daughters Catherine (Kelly) Corn and Dana (Gary) Estes; grandchildren Tony (Jessica) Estes, Andy Estes, Jennifer Corn, and Ashley (Kaleb) Rieken ; great-grandchildren Anthony Estes, Thomas Estes, Kaley Rieken, and Kensey Rieken. In addition, she is survived by numerous extended family members, friends, and devoted neighbors as well as her Droste Jeweler family.

Visitation will be held at Sunset Funeral Home on Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 10am-12pm with funeral services to begin at 12pm.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Linda E. White Hospice.