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Patricia Carol (Hulvey) Daniels

January 31, 1950 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 69)

It has been said that an obituary is one of the few writings that capture a person's entire life.  If that be true, we hope to leave a vivid impression in your mind of the life of our beloved Patricia Carol Hulvey Daniels.

Pat was born on January 31, 1950 in Monroe, Michigan to wonderful parents Leo and Joyce Hulvey, both of whom have preceded her in death. Her only sibling is Dennis Hulvey.  He and his wife Sharon and their son, Thomas, live in Monroe, where he and Pat were raised.

Pat passed from this life on April 25, 2019.  Her 69 years of life conveys the caring, loving and spiritual person that made her who she was.

She was a very intelligent lady.  Her first job after she got out of school was with the Selective Service, delivering draft letters for the military. On August 22, 1970 at the young age of 20, Pat married the love of her life, Fred David Daniels. They worked together for several years, both employed by The American Red Cross.  During the years they lived in Michigan, Pat and Dave gave birth to three beautiful daughters:  Jamie, Tasha, and Tricia.  However, it was only a matter of time that her role as a mom would extend way past her own three children and into the hearts of many other lives that needed her compassion and concern.  Pat's love ran deep for her Lord, her husband, and her family.  She was very involved at the nearby Christian school in Monroe and even years later in Arthur, TN.  She helped with different ministries within the church and had served as Sunday School Teacher as well.

When it came to hobbies, Pat had several.  She loved to read, crochet, do needlepoint, and make pillows and blankets- but, if you really knew her, you would have to agree that one of the things she looked most forward to was going to the beach and relaxing in a rocking chair on a covered deck and looking out at the ocean!  She loved the beach, lighthouses and seashells. In fact, she had a lovely collection of shells and lighthouses that she has accumulated over the years.

Yet, even though Pat loved and enjoyed these things, her passion was in serving Jesus and doing what she could for the church.  Remember, it was Pat Daniels that taught our church ladies how to make the chocolate covered peanut butter and coconut eggs back in the days when it began in Pastor and Sister Atkins'  home.

One of the many things that Pat will be remembered for is her sweet smile.  No matter how she felt or what she was going through herself, a person could always go to her and be welcomed with a smile, receive encouragement and leave with hope.

She was more concerned about the well-being of her friends and family than her own health. Prior to her recent illness, Pat was so worried about her husband's declining health that she was afraid to leave him to go to church, but made sure to watch the services on live stream. While she was in the hospital, Dave was helping to attend her needs and she was urging him to keep his oxygen on and fretted over him, forgetting that she was the one in the hospital.  And, of course Dave was more concerned about her than whether he was wearing his oxygen. This is what love is all about.  Each one caring more about the other than themselves.

Dave and Pat (or Pattie as he liked to call her) would be married 49 years this year and they held hands to the end.

Pat's surviving family in addition to her husband, is her children: Jamie (Casey) Hartley, Tricia (Edward) Dean and Tasha Daniels.

She was a loving mamaw to her sweet grandchildren:  Megan Jackson, Makayla Hartley, Noah Hartley, Kalleigh Dean, Reagan Dean and also to her two great-grandsons:  Kaden and Bentley Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 28th at the Church of Jesus Christ Newland. Pastor Dave Atkins will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the services.  Graveside Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to her GoFundMe page listed under Patricia Carol Hulvey Daniels.

Pat's precious family may never again hear her speak to them in an audible voice on earth, but, they will feel her enormous heart-felt love and prayers that she prayed for them for the rest of their lives!

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