Celinda Gail O’Briant Patton

Celinda Gail O’Briant Patton, age 71, of Reform, AL passed away August 3, 2023 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.  Funeral services were 3:00 pm Monday, August 7, 2023 at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Glenn Kennedy officiating.  Burial followed in Graham Memorial Cemetery with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing.  Visitation followed the service at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Patton and her parents.

Survivors include her daughters, Erin Keasler (Brandon) and Kelli Shelton (Michael); brother, Richard O’Briant (Rhonda); eight grandchildren, Triniti Patton-Shelton, Jackson Shelton, Whitten Keasler, Wyatt Keasler, Parker Shelton. Isabella Keasler, Gabriella Keasler and Sofia Shelton; nieces, Kristy Noland, Patti Patton and Daphne Patton-Warner; nephew, Robbie Patton; great-nephew, Chase Noland and cousins, Janie Kyzer (David), Heather Kyzer and Eathen Kyzer.

Celinda was born August 15, 1951 in Reform, Alabama to the late Pervie O’Briant and Marguerite Taylor O’Briant.  She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a retired LPN at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Pallbearers were Michael Patton, Jackson Patton, Parker Patton, Robbie Patton, Brandon Keasler, Whitten Keasler and Wyatt Keasler.

Honorary Pallbearers were Amedisys Home Health, DCH ICU, Manderson Cancer Center, UAB OBGYN, Women’s Cancer Center, Pickens County Primary Care, David Kyzer, Eathen Kyzer, Chase Noland and Richard O’Briant.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Ovarian Cancer Research, c/o American Cancer Society, Mid-South Division, 1100 Ireland Way, Suite 300, Birmingham, AL 35202, the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, the Arthritis Foundation,  P.O. Box 96280,  Washington, DC 20077, the Autism Partnership Foundation, 200 Marina Drive, Seal Beach, CA 90740 or to the Brain Injury Association of America, P.O. Box 7416, Merrifield, VA 22116-7416.

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