Patricia Franklin Schofield, age 75, of Washington, DC passed away on February 23, 2022 at her home following a long illness. Mrs. Schofield was born on January 4, 1947 in Dawson Springs, KY to the late Decola Franklin and Brunette Russell Franklin Cato. She was a 1965 graduate of Dawson Springs High School and a graduate of Western Kentucky University. Later she received her doctorate from the University of Maryland.
Patricia worked for several years providing services to handicapped individuals in Kentucky, Georgia and Washington DC. She accompanied her husband on overseas assignments in the State Department and later worked with the Foreign Service Institute of the United States State Department.
Mrs. Schofield is survived by her husband of 45 years ~ William Schofield of Washington, DC; a sister ~ DeNell (Edward) Storms of Dawson Springs, KY; a niece ~ Shannon (Steven) Parker of Dawson Springs, KY; a nephew ~ Jonathon Storms of Dawson Springs, KY; a great-niece and great nephew ~ Cole Parker and Sloane Parker and several cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation for Mrs. Patricia Franklin Schofield will be on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 from 10:00 AM until the 1:00 PM funeral hour at Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY. Elder Jeff Winfrey will officiate the service.
There will be a memorial for Mrs. Schofield in Washington, DC at a later date.