Attorney, Former Miss Tennessee Patricia Eaves McAnally Dies at 79 - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 8, 2019
Middle Tennessee attorney Patricia Eaves McAnally died on June 28. She was 79. A native of Cookeville, she earned the title of Miss Tennessee while she was still an undergrad and upon graduation, clerked in the U.S. Senate for Sen. Estes Kefauver. She graduated in 1966 from the University of Tennessee College of Law and became an attorney for the Tennessee Department of Welfare. She then moved on to serve as the in-house legal council for American International Dairies Inc., where she remained for 17 years. In 2007, she retired from law and earned her master's degree in divinity. She will be remembered in a private family ceremony. In lieu of flowers, consider donating to one of the following in her name: Thistle Farms, Alive Hospice of Nashville or St. Lukes Community House of Nashville.