SANTA ANNA Mendon M. Pattillo, 88 of Santa Anna died Saturday, June 7, 2008, at the Coleman Healthcare Center in Coleman.

Memorial services will be announced by Henderson Funeral Home of Santa Anna at a later date, to take place in Nixon.

He was born March 11, 1920, in Bertram to Rodney Graham and Hatty Murphy Pattillo. He attended San Antonio schools and graduated from Nixon schools. He was married to Iradell Rixse in Imperial in 1940. She died in 1990. He was an oilfield pumper and member of the Presbyterian church. He had been a resident of Santa Anna since 2006, moving from Nixon.

Survivors include two sons, Rodney and wife Yukimo Pattillo of Santa Anna, and James and wife Anita Pattillo of Cleburne; a half-sister, Mary Holliman of New Mexico; a half-brother, Jim Pattillo of Midland; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Pattillo.