Patty Tatum Parkinson

May 28, 1966 - January 21, 2023

Patty Tatum Parkinson, 56, of Martinsville, Virginia, passed away Saturday, January 21,2023. She was born May 28, 1966, in Martinsville, Virginia, to Wayne Patrick Tatum and Elizabeth Ann McGhee Tatum. Patty was a member of County Line Christian Church in Axton. She loved animals, and was very artistic. She loved flowers, had a green thumb and could get any flower to grow. She had a smile that would light up a room. Patty is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Archie and Mary Tatum; maternal grandparents, Theodore and Nellie McGhee. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her loving husband, John Parkinson; numerous aunts and uncles; cousins who loved her very much, especially Donna Tatum Morton and Donna Wade Rypdahl. The funeral will be held Wednesday, January 25 at 2:00 PM at Wright Funeral Service with Rev. Billy Tatum officiating. Burial will be private at Millcreek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 25, 2023 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel