Patricia Gayle (Hewitt) Willoughby, 80, of Alma passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Fort Smith. Patricia was born June 12, 1937, in Arkadelphia to Mr. John and Faye Hewitt. Mrs. Willoughby was raised in Arkadelphia. Patricia worked many years as a secretary for Pine Bluff School District. She enjoyed training horses to take to horse shows with her nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Dean Willoughby; and sister, Rosamond Hubbard.

Mrs. Willoughby is survived by her three nieces, Cynthia Hubbard of Mountainburg, Sandra Hubbard of Little Rock and Sally Hubbard of Little Rock.

Mrs. Willoughby’s funeral service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to First Baptist Church in Alma, 211 N. Mountain Grove Road, Alma, AR 72921.

Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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