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Patricia "Pat" O'Connell Walp
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Obituary for Patricia "Pat" O'Connell Walp

Patricia “Pat” O’Connell Walp, 91, of Knoxville, TN, went to be with our Lord on February 26th, 2018. Her passing was peaceful, surrounded by family.

Pat was born in Pensacola, Florida to Joseph and Alma O’Connell on October 24rd, 1926. She met the love of her life in Pensacola during his naval training and married Harry O Walp Jr on June 7th, 1947 in Pensacola. Pat was an avid Bridge player and as she moved found clubs in all parts of the country. Pat raised 4 boys, always putting their needs before hers. She took great interest in their activities all the way through adulthood. She was loved and will be greatly missed.

Pat is preceded in death by Harry Walp Jr her husband, Joseph and Alma O’Connell, father and mother, Juanita Johnston, sister and Scott Andrew Walp, son.

Pat is survived by Harry Walp III and Wendy Walp son and daughter-in-law, Jay and Janet Walp, son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Debbie Walp son and daughter-in-law, Grandchildren, Eric, Keith, Kelly, Brad, Steven, Christopher, Alexander, Nicklaus and great-Grandchildren, Taylor, Blaine, Joshua, Gabriel, Bellina Lynn, Vincent, and Makayla.

Friends visitation will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 am followed by a short service on Monday March 12th at Click Funeral Home, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville. Burial will follow at 2:00pm at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery - Gov. John Sevier Hwy.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Cancer Society.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel

9020 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923





2:00 PM
East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

2200 East Gov John Sevier Highway
Knoxville, Tennessee 37914


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