Patricia Anne Goldston Braxton Sunday, March 7, 1948 - Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Patricia Anne “Tish” Goldston Braxton Tish was born on March 7, 1948, in Kansas City, Kansas, to Marceline Goldston and Henry R. Locke. She was Marceline’s second child and daughter. Tish is preceded in death by her father, brother, Terry Anthony Goldston, and husband, Allen Rene Williams. She attended Douglass and Grant elementary schools and Northeast junior High School. Tish moved to the Missouri side, where she graduated in 1966 from Southeast High School. After graduation, she attended Metropolitan Community College, worked at Macy’s Department store and Hilton Inn Hotels. As a young child, Patricia joined St. Peter CME and later joined St. Paul’s AME. Tish was married to Allen Rene Williams which ended in divorce. She later met Anthony Braxton and that marriage was dissolved. No children were born to either union.In the early ‘70’s Tish moved to Northern California and spent many enjoyable years with her sister, nieces, nephews, cousins, great Grandmother, aunts and friends and co-workers. She worked for several companies and in 1974 attended Laney College. In 1976, she returned to Kansas City, Kansas, where she later worked for McKay Electric and KCATA Because she was so loved by all her family and everyone she came in contact with,the children called her "Tishie".She had a special love for children,and education. Making it a point to always give of her time to her little family members. Lawrence (Larry) Jackson was Tish's life companion until her homegoing. He had three sons that she adopted as her sons, Shawn, Scott and Damon. They had a special place in her heart.The Lord called his beloved sweet servant home on Wednesday, May 3,2017. Patricia is survived by her mother, Marceline Henderson, Kansas City Ks.,Sister,Geraldine Goldston-Parker (Donald), Pinole, Ca. and nephew, Timothy A. Davis, nieces, Anita Cole (Damon) and Terri Lynne Coleman, all of Kansas City, Kansas as well as a host of great nieces, nephews, and cousins that loved her dearly. We give reverence to the dead through service to the living.