Karen Lee Patton
January 3, 1939-October 29, 2009
Bentonville, Arkansas
Karen Lee Patton, 70, of Bentonville died Thursday, October 29, 2009 at Northwest Medical
Center in Bentonville.  She was born January 3, 1939 in Long Beach, California to Fernando
Curtis McConnell and Velma Marsh McConnell.
She was fun loving, enjoyed people and watching television.  She loved attending services at the
Samaritan House in Rogers.  
She was preceded in death by her husband Kaye Patton in 2000 and one son.
Karen is survived by one son, Marty Lee Mays of San Francisco, California; three daughters,
Terri Mays of Long Beach, California, Tony Machado of San Francisco, California, Tracy
Machado of Olympia, Washington; three brothers, Curtis McConnell and wife Myra of
Huntington Beach, California, Robert McConnell and wife Joyce of Simi Valley, California,
Gary McConnell of Long Beach, California; 5 grandchildren and one great grandchild.  
Memorial services will be held at 6:30PM Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at the Samaritan House,
1211 Hudson Road, Rogers, Arkansas.  Inurnment will be in the National Cemetery in
Fayetteville at a later date.  
Memorials may be made in honor of Karen Patton to the Samaritan House, 1211 Hudson Road,
Rogers, Arkansas, 72756 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 332 N. Lauderdale,
Memphis, TN  38105.