Patricia Ann Bott, 73, of Payson, died Aug. 12, 2005. She was born May 17, 1932, in Lincoln, Neb.
Mrs. Bott moved to Phoenix in 1959. She served as church secretary at various Phoenix churches until retiring in 1995. For the past 40 years, she enjoyed working at Trinity United Methodist Church Sunday School, singing in adult choir, and playing guitar at church functions. She and her husband, Milt, worked with youth at Trinity, and places out of Arizona on work teams, helping groups with facilities. She sang and played guitar with a small choral group at several nursing homes in the Phoenix area for 10 years. Mrs. Bott started First Stephen Ministry Program at Trinity.
She is survived by her husband Milton of Payson; daughter, Linda Merritt; son, Kevin (Judy) Bott; and grandchildren Christopher and Audrie Bott.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Payson United Methodist Church, 414 N. Easy St.