Pat HooperRINGGOLD Patricia "Pat" High Huskey Bruce Hooper, 78, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.Pat was the daughter of the late Raymond and Imogene High; she was also preceded in death by her husbands, Wilburn Andrew Huskey and Rev. Harry Lamar Bruce; granddaughter, Amber Huskey Gitgood; son-in-law, John E. Carver Sr.; stepson, Michael Bruce.Pat was a graduate of Rossville High School, class of 1953. She graduated from Chattanooga School of Practical Nursing in 1960. As a nurse, she worked for Dr. Leroy Sherrill and Dr. John C. Ellis for six years; she then became a Public Health Nurse for Rossville until her retirement. Pat loved working in her yard, most especially with flowers. Pat treasured her little dog, "Blacky". She also enjoyed decorating and travelling. She was a member of Parkway Baptist Temple.Survivors are her husband, Denny Joe Hooper; their blended family of children, Teresa Huskey Carver, David (Jenny) Huskey, Vicki (Brian) Hooper Mays, Lisa Hooper Higdon and John Paul (Stacy) Hooper; stepdaughter, Pamela Bruce; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway with Dr. David Sampson and Rev. Tony Bennett officiating.Burial will be at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.Pat's family wishes to thank the staff of Life Care Center of East Ridge and Avalon Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.The family suggests that memorials be made to either Avalon Hospice, at 7625 Hamilton Park Dr., #19 Chattanooga, TN 37421, Parkway Baptist Temple Missions, at Parkway Baptist Temple, 65 Stuart Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742, or Harvest Deaf Ministries, 1314 Old Three Notch Road, Ringgold, GA 30736.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share condolences with Pat's family.The family will receive friends from 4 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.