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Patricia A. Hines

December 30, 2020 at 4:00 a.m.

Patricia "Pat" Anne Hines, 82, of Hot Springs, was welcomed to her Heavenly home Monday, Dec. 28, 2020.

Pat was born to Ruby Fulenwider Hammack and Thomas D. Hammack on March 17, 1938, in El Dorado, Ark., and grew up in Lake Charles and Fisher, La.

A graduate of Mary Harden Baylor University (B.A.) and Baylor University (M.S), Pat had a 37-year career as a teacher. She taught at Jackson College in Monroe, La.; junior high school at Fuller Junior High Little Rock; Fountain Lake High School; and GCCC (National Park College).

At Fountain Lake, Pat was a very successful tennis coach and was proud of her seven girls' and four boys' state championship tennis teams. She won Arkansas "Coach of the Year" four times. In 2009, the "Pat Hines" Tennis Courts were dedicated to Fountain Lake Schools.

Pat and her husband of more than 57 years, L.J., loved to travel. They visited all 50 states and 25 European countries.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Thomas B. Hammack of Fort Smith; and sister, Virginia Woodson of Lake Charles, La.

She is survived by her husband, L.J Hines Jr.; daughter, Karen Jarvey (Rick); grandson, Joshua Jarvey, all of Hot Springs; brother, James R. Hammack (Audrey) of Oak Grove, La.; sister-in-law, Anita Hammock of Fort Smith; brothers-in-law, Lewis Hines (Sandra), Frank Hines (Gail) of Natchitoches, La., James R. Hines (June) of Reno, Texas, and Ralph Hines (Julie) of Frierson, La.; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Stanley of Fort Worth, Texas, and Laureen Whitley (David) of Yorba Linda, Calif.; many nieces and nephews; and her church family at First Baptist Church of Hot Springs, where she was a faithful member.

A funeral service for Pat will be held at First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020.

Burial will be private.

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