Born in Senath on October 17, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Ollie Richard Borah and Josie (Moore) Borah. On October 19, 1940, in Clarkton she was united in marriage to Woodrow Pattillo who preceded her in death on November 28, 1986.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Eva Crowell and two great-grandchildren, Triston Tubbs and Hali Rice.
Surviving are two daughters, Brenda Richmond of Gideon and Karlene Daniels of Gideon; three sons, Richard Pattillo and wife, Ernestine, of Malden, Lonnie Pattillo and wife, Paula, of Paragould and Tony Pattillo and wife, Mary, of Dexter; two brothers, Lloyd Borah of St. Louis and Jimmy Borah of St. Louis; thirteen grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Sunday, November 25, at Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon. Funeral serviced followed immediately in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Ross officiating. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon was in charge of arrangements.