Patsy Ruth (Mattox) Ecton

September 5, 1939 ~ August 5, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Patsy Ruth Mattox Ecton, 83, wife of the late John L. Ecton, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2023 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. 

Born September 5, 1939 in Nicholas County, she worked for many years as an instructional aide at Nicholas County Elementary and was a member of Blue Licks Christian Church.  Patsy loved taking care of her family, her beloved dog Gizmo, and her former student, Zack Due. She enjoyed being out in the sunshine, going to the beach and taking naps in her swing. 

Surviving are 5 daughters: Cathy (Bill) Clark, Gay (David) Hunt, Amy (Mike) Bowles, Debby Ecton & Brenda (Pedie) Hardin; 2 sons, Jeff (Katherine) Lynam & Mark Lynam; a brother, Buddy “Junie” (Nancy) Mattox, Jr.; a sister, Kim (Brownie) Hollar; 13 grandchildren: Ricky Lynam, Matthew Lynam, Trae (Morgan) Clark, Scotty Clark, Wesley Lynam, Eric Lynam, Kristin Lynam, Gerrick (Ashley) Zornes, Kandice Zornes (Chris Johnson), Jake Bowles, Kenzie Bowles, Keylee Bowles & Jai (Tiffany) Hardin; 5 great-grandchildren: Leilani Lynam, Damon Zornes, Liam Clark, Weslee Hardin & Lucian Hardin; and 2 special friends, Geneva Steel & Pam Due. 

Also preceding her in death were her parents, Floyd “Buddy” Mattox, Sr. & Ruth Marshall Mattox Sosby; a sister, Nancy Faye Judge; and a brother, Ronald “Mike” Mattox. 

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, August 10th at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by Bro. Johnathan Allison with burial to follow in Carlisle Cemetery. 

Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Wednesday. 

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August 9, 2023

5:00 PM
Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home
105 S. Locust Street
Carlisle, Kentucky 40311

Funeral Service
August 10, 2023

11:00 AM
Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home
105 S. Locust Street
Carlisle, Kentucky 40311


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