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Patricia J. Strong

August 2, 1935 — March 4, 2022

Patricia Jane Strong, 86 of Tipton died at 4:54 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2022 at IU Health – Tipton Hospital. She was born in Leicestershire, England on August 2, 1935. Her parents were Thomas C. & Emily Hutton. Patricia married George L. Strong on June 30, 1956 and he preceded her in death on February 26, 2007 after three children and 50 years of marriage.

Patricia had worked in assembly for 20 years at IMMI in Westfield. Before that she had worked at Woods Wire and Tipton County Memorial Hospital. Patricia had served in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) of the Royal Air Force. She emigrated to the United States in the 1950’s and later became a US citizen, never forgetting her British roots.

Survivors include her three children, Loretta Ewing and Gregory Strong, both of Tipton and Tina Strong of Anderson; sisters Pauline Bettany and Rita Bryans, both of England; nine grandchildren, Marshall Ewing, Michael Ewing, Kyle Strong, Greg Strong, TC Strong, Amber Strong, Brittany Strong, Dustin Angell and Faith Leverage. Patricia is also survived by several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Gregory Hutton and Michael Hutton.

Patricia requested no funeral services. She will be cremated and buried in Fairview Cemetery next to her husband George. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is assisting the Strong family with Patricia’s arrangements.

Memorial contributions in honor of Patricia should be made to the Tipton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 237, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

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