Patsye Thurmon is a native of West Tennessee, a graduate of Auburn University, and a 20-year resident of Clinton. She is a Transition Coordinator with Anderson County Schools and a fervid advocate for adoption of animals from shelters and rescue groups. She is also the Coordinator of Farm Day for Anderson County third graders and Director of the Anderson County Fair Youth Board.
Patsye has been knitting for about 25 years – adult sweaters, scarves, hats, and gloves, clothes for children and babies, and Barbie clothes. A recent project that she enjoyed was knitting fifteen Barbie blankets for her granddaughter.