Patsy Beaty, age 83 of Albany, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. 
Graveside services were Monday, Jan. 21, at the Albany Cemetery with Rev. Cal Hoffman officiating.
Interment followed under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.
Patsy Nell Mackey was born June 15, 1930 in Albany, to parents, A.W. Mackey and Annie Mae Mackey.
Patsy was a member of the First Baptist Church of Albany and also of the Eastern Star.
Patsy enjoyed playing dominoes at the Senior Citizen Center, playing cards, traveling, watching movies and, in her younger days, she enjoyed fishing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, A.W. and Annie Mae Mackey.
Patsy is survived by her children: Ginger Dittmar and husband Tommy of Breckenridge, and Carl Beaty and wife Sharon of Albany; five grandchildren: Joni Beaty of Albany, Lindy Dittmar of Breckenridge, Justin Dittmar and wife Virginia of Fort Worth, Shawna Knight and husband Jimmy of Albany, Angela Jones and husband Pete of Albany; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Shackelford County Library Fund and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. 
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