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Patricia Louise Elvoid

May 4, 1936 — March 31, 2021

Patricia Louise Elvoid

Patricia L. 'Patty Lou' Elvoid passed away March 31, 2021 at University Park Nursing and Rehab Center.

Memorial Service

Saturday, April 10, 2021


St. Paul A.M.E. Church

1201 Day Street - Des Moines, Iowa 50314

*CDC guidelines will be followed with masks required during the Memorial Service. Social Distancing will strongly be encouraged.

*This service will be made available via Facebook Live on the Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home's Facebook page (@hendersonsfuneralhome) on Saturday, April 10, 2021 beginning at 11am. Please 'Like' or 'Follow' our page for access.

Patty was born May 4, 1936 in Des Moines, Iowa, to Allen and Annetta (Brown) Solomon. She attended Washington Irving Jr. High and graduated from North High School.

Patty was a housekeeper at Grand View College for many years. After her retirement she couldn't sit still so she volunteered as a Oakridge Daycare Grandma. She loved children and they loved her back.

Church was very important to Patty. She was a long time member of St. Paul AME Church. She was the #1 Vacation Bible School registrar. Patty sang in the choir and traveled with them whenever possible. She was a Missionary, taught Sunday School and loved her gospel music. She was a huge supporter of her pastor, Reverend Gaddy. And if there was an occasion at church where they were feeding the people - Patty was there, because she loved to eat.

Patricia was preceded in death by her son, Michael Solomon; parents, Allen Solomon and Annetta Elaine (Brown) Solomon; her sisters, Jacqueline, Lessie, Marian and Sandra and her brother, Donald.

Patricia is survived by her sister, Shirley Harper and brother, Allen Solomon along with a host of nieces, nephews, church family and friends.Memorial Service

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

Mission Temple C.O.G.I.C.

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