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City’s former First Lady Patsy Trotter passes


ApparitionOn Friday, November 2nd, Patsy Trotter, wife of former City Mayor Don Trotter died. Mrs. Trotter was a lifelong educator who was devoted to children and early childhood education. Having started her teaching career at Ft. Campbell, she taught first grade for 21 years and was principal of Northeast Elementary School until her medical retirement.

Her passing is a notable loss to the community. She lent her support to many civic causes, not the least of which were her husband’s mayoral campaigns. She served as Clarksville’s First Lady during Don Trotter’s 16 years as mayor.

A memorial service is set for Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church. Service details are available at Sykes Funeral Homes.

Condolences may be made at the website, <>. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Patsy Trotter Memorial Educators Scholarship at Cumberland Bank and Trust.

Our condolences go to her husband Don, her family, friends and associates.




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One Response to “City’s former First Lady Patsy Trotter passes”

  1. Bill Larson Says:
    November 5th, 2007 at 2:46 pm
    Bill Larson

    Don, if there is anything either Clarksville Online or myself can do for you just let us know!


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