Obituary published Oct. 23, 2012 in The Mexico Ledger

Patricia J. Hinze, 74 of Wellsville, died at 8:51 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Arnold Funeral Home with Rev. Jay Morris officiating. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Wellsville Cemetery.
Patricia was born Feb. 5, 1938 in Mexico, the daughter of James Thomas and Minnie Mae (Carlyle) Offutt. On May 28, 1960 at Beaver Dam Baptist Church, she married Howard L. Hinze.
Mrs. Hinze was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church. She had worked and retired from A.P Green in Mexico. Patricia like to draw, paint pictures and enjoyed to read a lot.
Survivors include her husband, Howard of the home; one son, Greg Hinze and wife, Sasha of Wellsville; one daughter, Tori McCaw and husband, Gary of Montgomery City; five grandchildren, Deena Troy of Mexico, Jessica Hinze of Hannibal, Andi Hinckle of Wellsville, Rachel Foster of Montgomery City and Rebecca McCaw of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; four great-grandchildren, Mel Troy, Lia Troy, Karlee Elliott and Kayden Elliott; and one brother, Bill Offutt of Houston, Texas.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, James Offutt.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. Both may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.