Pat Wilcox, 73, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at her home. Pat was born on August 7, 1945, in Seminole, TX to Lawrence and Alta Mae Scogin.
Pat met the love of her life in High School and immediately knew she would spend the rest of her life with him. They married on October 14, 1961 and spent the next 57 years together as one. She was a kind and caring person, she loved her family fiercely and loved spending quality time with them and her beloved friends. She enjoyed playing games on her iPad, making certain everyone who visited her home were fed, talking on the phone with her family and friends, going out to eat, and her little dog Freckles. Pat was the epitome of love, and that will carry on in all who had the joy of being in her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Charlotte. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Jim Wilcox of Carlsbad, NM; daughter, Tammy Mathis and husband, Donn Lynn of Lubbock, TX; son, Jim Wilcox, Jr. of Carlsbad, NM; daughter, Nikki Reyes and husband, David of Lubbock, TX; eight grandchildren: Stephen Mathis, Mandy Mathis, Wendy Ballard and husband Mitchell, Trevor Mathis, Kelby Mathis and fianc, Penny, Garret Reyes, Ross Reyes, and Riley Reyes; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 18, 2019, at Denton Wood Funeral Home Chapel from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at First Baptist Church with Reverend Tommy Lawson officiating. Following, cremation will take place.
Honorary Pallbearers are: Jaime Medrano, Randy Wilson, Danny Bass and Cutter Rogers.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com
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