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Patrecia Bayman Minges

Patrecia Bayman Minges
  • October 6, 1928 - January 7, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“We send you all our deepest sympathy. We treasure our friendship with Patti, who was always welcoming and supportive. We are blessed to have had...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Lanning and Deane Risher - camden, SC

“My sincere condolences to the Minges family. Comfort can be found in God's Word recorded at Ecclesiastes 9:5,10 regarding the loss of your loved one. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Meg

“Sherry, Laurie, and Richard,We were so sorry to hear about the death of your mother, Patty. The Minges and Turner family friendship goes back to the...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Hall Turner - Charlotte, NC

“I am sorry to hear of Patti's passing but I rejoice in the long, rich life that she had with Phil. They were ideal partners -- devoted to each other...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Glenn Tucker - Camden, SC

“I am thinking of you Laurie on the passing of your mother. Your Dad and Mom were a wonderful classy couple that many of Citadel Alums highly...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Joe Nuttall - Charleston, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Praying that God will give you all peace during this difficult time. Lisa and...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: A friend


Patrecia Bayman Minges, 88, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017. Born October 6, 1928 in New Haven, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Richard G. Bayman and Elizabeth H. Bayman. Patty attended Newberry College and The University of South Carolina. In 1941, she and her family moved to Charleston, SC where she later married Philip S. Minges, Jr in 1950. Philip's job took them to Camden, SC where they raised their 4 children.

Patty was a devoted wife and mother, who loved supporting all her children's activities. She also had a passion for playing bridge, entertaining and of course a good laugh. She was also a founding member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, and most recently a member of St. Andrew's Church in Mt Pleasant, SC.

In addition to her parents, Patty was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Semon Minges, Jr, her son, Philip Semon Minges, III, and her sister Bonnie Bayman Mordecai. She is survived by three children, Sherry Minges Blackwood (David) of Wilson, NC, Laurie Minges Thornhill of Mount Pleasant, SC and Richard Bayman Minges (Susan) of Charlotte, NC. Patty is also survived by her grandchildren Reagan Jackson (Ashley), Elizabeth Jameson (Kyle), Lucy Thornhill, Philip Minges, Sarah Minges, Henry Minges and one great grand child Mary Mac Jackson. In addition she is survived by her brother Charles Richard Bayman, of Warren, Ohio.

The family will have a private interment at the Citadel Bell Tower and a reception to celebrate Patty's life in Camden at Springdale Hall on January 22nd at 2:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC 29407 (www.alz.org/sc) or Lutheran Homes of South Carolina Foundation, Inc (Franke at Seaside), 300 Ministry Drive, Irmo, SC 29063-2366 https://foundation.lutheranhomessc.org/make-a-gift/.