Patty M. Maddocks
Patty M. Maddocks
  • November 10, 1921 - November 4, 2016
  • Annapolis, Maryland

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Patty M. Maddocks, age 94, of Annapolis, died peacefully at her home November 4. She was born in Star, North Carolina on November 10th, 1921. Patty attended Jones Business College in High Point, North Carolina , and was Secretary to the Vice President of Thomasville Chair Company. She came to Annapolis in 1946 and in 1976 became the first lady Department Head in the 102 year history of the U.S Naval institute. She also received the Tribute to Women in Industry Award in 1988. She was a member of the Heritage Baptist Church and enjoyed quilting, gardening, and theater.

Patty was preceded in her death by her husband, Robert Maddocks, and two sisters, Alice Craven and Dorothy Cranford. She is survived by her son Richard Maddocks and his wife Joan, and sister Joan Spencer and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will begin on Thursday, November 10th from 5 to 8 pm at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke Of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, Maryland. Celebration of Patty's wife will be held on Friday, November 11th at Heritage Baptist Church on Forest Drive at 11am. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens at 1:30pm .