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Patricia Farris

d. September 29, 2013

Patricia Farris

Patricia Haddan Farris, 89, formerly of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Labette Health in Parsons, Kansas.

Patricia was born on July 13, 1924 in Kansas City, Missouri to Floyd F. and Rose Belle Callahan Littrell. She grew up in Kansas City where she graduated from Westport High School.

In 1943 she was united in marriage to Harold P. Haddan. The couple made their home in Kansas City until after World War II when they moved to Coffeyville, Kansas to join the family photography business. Patricia assisted Harold with running Haddan Studio and with countless photography sessions. Many people remember her very outgoing personality. At one time she also worked for Page Milk Company as a traveling sampler. Harold preceded her in death in 1987. She later married Pat Farris he also preceded her in death.

Patricia was very active in a local sorority when she was younger. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, making crafts and Christmas knickknacks that she would sell at the studio, watching ice skating, and particularly enjoyed music. She enjoyed classical music and music from the 50s and 60s. Andy Williams and Frank Sinatra were two of her favorites. She was also an accomplished dancer.

Surviving to honor her memory are her children, Preston Haddan and his wife, Linda of Altamont, Kansas, Cynthia Horwitz of Houston, Texas grandchildren, Deborah DePrato, John Kistler both of Houston, Texas, Brittany and Brandie Haddan both of Tulsa, Oklahoma five great grandchildren and a sisterinlaw, Mary Lou Littrell of New York City, New York. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her soninlaw, Wayne Horwitz and her brother, Jim Littrell.

A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas. Evangelist David Bycroft will officiate.

Friends may call on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 9 a.m. until Noon at FordWulfBruns Chapel in Coffeyville to sign the guest register. The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association these may be left with the funeral home.

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