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Mary Metz

April 17, 1923 — April 12, 2022

Mary Patricia Piatt Metz passed away April 12, 2022, in Valdosta, GA.
Patti was born April 17, 1923, to John A. and Clarabel Richardson Piatt in West Liberty, Ohio. She graduated from West Liberty High School in 1940 where she excelled in basketball. She was a lifelong resident of West Liberty and was a member of the West Liberty Presbyterian Church, Daughters of American Revolution, Logan County Historical Society, Holland Theatre, and was an 80-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and enjoyed bridge and golf. She worked many years at the West Liberty Post Office and the village’s election board. She began working for Huntington Bank in 1969 and after retirement enjoyed retiree luncheons for many years. During her extended visits with family in Georgia, she enjoyed watching her grandchildren’s soccer and basketball games as well as Valdosta State University men’s and ladies’ basketball and Valdosta Symphony
Patti married Blair Metz on October 28, 1940, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 1995. She was pre-deceased by her parents, brothers Jack Piatt, Jimmy (Mary) Piatt, sister Kathleen (Don) Thompson and son-in-law Ken Hilyer.
She is survived by daughters Kay (Jerry) Jennett and Joyce Hilyer, both of Valdosta, GA; grandchildren Jeff Knotts, Raleigh, NC, Kyp (Dawn) Knotts, Tifton, GA, Beth Michael, Tifton, GA, and Sheli (Chris) Jorgensen, St. George, UT, and great-grandchildren Justin (Lauren) Knotts, Jordan Knotts, Sarah Beth (Tyler) Hogan, Aubrey Michael IV, John Ashton Michael, all in Georgia, and Parker Jorgensen, Carter Jorgensen, and Tanner Jorgensen, all in Utah; sister-in-law Phyllis Piatt Young, West Liberty, OH, and many nieces and nephews.
Carson McLane Funeral Home, Valdosta, GA, will coordinate with Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, West Liberty, OH. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery with services held at a later date.

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