Pat Rader, 84
Pat Rader, 84, of Gainesville, died Oct. 22, 2017, at her residence. Her life was recognized at the memorial service celebrating the life of her sister, June Baker, on Oct. 30 at the Clarkridge Baptist Church in Clarkridge, Arkansas. The sisters died two days apart. She was born March 29, 1933, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Raymond Rader and Louise Goff.
She was a veteran, having served in the Air Force. After her time in the service, she worked for many years as a manager in paper products retail. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed watching TV, especially game shows. She also enjoyed playing bingo with her sister and her friends at Mountain Home, Arkansas. She loved her dog, Pal.
After her sister and brother-in-law, June and Herm Baker, settled in Ozark County in 1991, she and her mother visited them and fell in love with the area too; they moved here a few years later.
Mrs. Rader is survived by her nieces, Chryl Ann Davis of Lompoc, California, Carmel Amorosano of Orcutt, California, Linde Vierra of Orcutt, California, and Ella May Manning of Burlington, Iowa; she was also survived by her sister, June, who died two days later.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Rader and Louise Goff; one brother, Raymond Rader Jr.; and a nephew, Dane Brookshear.
Arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville.