Patty Redding Pilgrim, 80, of Pittsburg, Texas passed away on October 11 in Pittsburg, Texas.  She was 80.  Patty was the wife of Lonnie Bo Pilgrim, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation.  Bo passed away in July 2017 at 89.

Mrs. Pilgrim was a local philanthropist, member of the First Baptist Church in Pittsburg, Texas, member of the 20th Century Club, and taught the “Girls in Action” mission program.

Patty leaves behind her sons and daughters-in-law: Ken & Donna Pilgrim of Pittsburg and Pat & Anne Pilgrim of Lake Creek; daughter and son-in-law: Greta & Bill Henson of Dallas; 6 grandchildren: Clayton Pilgrim, Jake Pilgrim, Lonnie Pilgrim, Greta Gail Simpson, Chesley Hindman, and Shelby Owens; 5 great grandchildren: Kate, Emily, Gracie Hindman, Caroline Pilgrim, and Thomas Simpson.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Lonnie Bo Pilgrim; parents, Clayton Wayne Redding and Allie Lawrence Redding; sisters: Peggy Miskotten and Dorothy Russell.  The family requests donations be made to: Pilgrim Foundation/Prayer Tower 2401 South Jefferson Street Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455.