Patsy "Pat" A. SCHELL

April 15, 1935 ~ November 30, 2010

Mrs. Patsy A. "Pat" Schell passed away early Tuesday morning, November 30, 2010, at her Farmington residence at the age of 75 years, 7 months & 15 days. Pat was born on April 15, 1935, in Leachville, Arkansas, and was the daughter of Orval Metcalf & Hattie Claudia 'Wright' Metcalf. Also preceding-in-death was a son-in-law, Dr. Rick Ferguson.

Pat was: * an original core group member that planted New Heights Church; * a former longtime, faithful member of Farmington First Baptist Church; * she loved to garden; cook and spoil her grandkids. Pat was united in marriage to Allan Douglass Schell on Aug. 7, 1953, in Monette, Ark.

Survivors Include : her husband, Allan Douglass Schell, of Farmington; a daughter, Katherine Ferguson Litton, of Mobile, Alabama. 2 Sons: Christopher Schell, of Herculaneum, MO., & Phillip Schell, of Tampa, FL. Son-In-Law: Dr. Ed Litton, of Mobile, AL. 1 Brother: Joe W. (& Jo Ann) Metcalf, of CA; 6 Grandchildren: Brett (& Rachel) Ferguson; Kate Ferguson; Justin (& Lindsey) Ferguson; Hannah Schell; Mackenzie Schell and Tyler Schell. 3 Great-Grandchildren: Aubrielle Ferguson; Lily Ferguson & Eli Marshall.

Visitation : Friday, 5-8 p.m. Visitation resumes Saturday, 6:30 - 9 a.m.

Visitation Saturday at Farmington First Baptist Church, starting at 10 am

Funeral : Saturday, 11:00 a.m., December 4, 2010

at : Farmington First Baptist Church, with Rev. Rocky Good officiating.

Interment at : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.

Memorials to: * New Heights Church - Building Fund.

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  1. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family. I worked with Pat at FSCB and I dearly loved her. I learned alot from her. She was an awesome lady and will be missed very much.

  2. Pat was and continues to be an inspiration to me. She has blessed more people than some would in many lifetimes.

  3. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you Mr. Schell. What a joy it was to sit behind Mrs. Pat in church on Sundays. Her love for her church and all those around her was always on display. Watching her wave her hand along with the music was something I will never forget. I will miss getting to give her a hug during Howdy time. What an amazing gift from God she was! I will miss her so! You are in my prayers!


  5. So sorry to hear of Pat's passing, I remember her while she was working in Harold's office. You have my sympathy, I lost Harold last Dec. 2009. Patsy Pratte

  6. Pat was loved and respected deeply by us. We will forever treasure the many memories of family gatherings and celebrations together. Her remarkable courage and endurance these past 7 years has provided a model for living to all of us connected with her life. We pray for you, the family – as you enter this season of life.

  7. Phillip, My condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. Having lost my mother suddenly last year I have recent and subjective experience, knowing quite well what you and your family are going thru right now. The hard part is trying to be strong for everyone else – so dont forget to take care of yourself along with those around you. Gary Mc

  8. We are incredibly sorry for your loss. We are praying for Mr. Allen, Kathy, Chris, and Phillip, and the entire Schell family. Mrs. Pat was a remarkable, kind, loving woman who left an imprint on this Allen family. Our Love, Joel and Kathy Allen

  9. My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. Praying God's peace and blessings over you all during this difficult time. I am a friend of Kathy Litton.

  10. Oh how we are going to miss Pat's precious sweet smile and her wonderful expressions of worship to our Lord. There was no doubt how much she loved Him and how much she loved everyone around her. She will be greatly missed by all.

  11. There was never a more gracious Christian lady than Pat Schell. She will be sorely missed by us all. We celebrate her life and are grateful for the legacy of love and service she leaves behind.

  12. Allen, we are sorry to learn of the death of your wife, Pat. This will be a sad Christmas for you and your family. Our prayers will be said tonight. December 4th is our grandson's 10 Birthday. Jace and his twin brothers Drake and Landon live with us full time. The twins will be 9 years old on January 23rd,2011. We will be traveling out of town for Jace's celebration. Again our deepest sympathy.

  13. To the Schell Family. Our Lord has welcomed home one of his precious Children. My what a celebration that must be going on!!! You are a wonderful family that I have known the last 10+ years. Words cannot describe the friendship, love, and sharing I've experienced with Phillip, his children and parents! We love your family and share in your grief but also celebrate in seeing our Lord's chosen one going home! Love Hugh and Family!

  14. Chris & family, I am so sorry for your loss. While I didn't know your mother, I know what a great son she raised so I'm sure she was a very special lady. Thoughts & prayers are w/ you… Sincerely, Barb Kirkland

  15. Kathy, I was sorry to hear aobut your mother. I will be praying for you in these days. May God richly bless and comfort you. Harry Lewis

  16. Dear Allan, Our thoughts are with you at this time as they have been over the years as you lovingly cared for Pat. I am so glad we visited you in Farmington, and hope to see you again. You have a wonderful family and close friends around you, but remember this old classmate loves you a lot. Lou Carter

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