The Anne and Judge Edward H. “Ted” Patton, Jr. Award, created in 2016, is an avenue to acknowledge the tantamount need for prayer, spiritual care and steadfastness. This Award recognizes individuals/organizations that have chosen to take supportive steps toward this viability, brilliantly illuminating pathways for prayer, spiritual comfort and lives well lived.
With grace and strength, the late Anne and Ted Patton were humble, and yet persevering, pillars of their community. While serving God, family, uncountable colleagues and friends, they embraced life with an unwavering commitment to their church, military service, as well as civic and social organizations. Anne and Ted were consummate models, working diligently toward a shared vision of demonstrating gratitude to God – making a positive difference in every arena of life. Significant attributes include their contagious authenticity with an unmistakable adoration for one another and their family! For both Anne and Ted, prayer and living model lives were hallmarks of their magnificent journey with God, leaving an indelible mark through their faith.
~ Criteria ~
The criteria for this Distinguished Award given to individuals, families, and organizations highlights many aspects which contribute to the advancement of the well-being of individuals and communities in which they live. These many aspects may include providing prayer, Spiritual Care and other transforming pathways.
Criteria may include:
- visionary and intentional steps taken to ensure well-being, prayer and Spiritual Care are available for those in work and community environments.
- partnering with community organizations for well-being, prayer and Spiritual Care
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE is tremendously humbled and honored
to partner with The Patton Family in presenting
The Anne and Judge Edward H. “Ted” Patton, Jr. Award.
~ 2023 ~
Drs. Mary & Eugene L. Alford
A Biographical Sketch provided by Drs. Mary & Gene Alford, CLICK HEREPictured are: Mary Alford, DDS & Grier J. Patton
Drs. Mary & Eugene L. Alford
Award presented at the 2023 Deep in the Heart of Texas Celebration on
February 23, 2023
~ 2022 ~
Carter & Bill Lee
A Biographical Sketch provided by Carter & Bill Lee, CLICK HEREPictured are: Carter & Bill Lee
Award presented at the 2022 Deep in the Heart of Texas Celebration on
February 23, 2022
~ 2020 ~
Carol & Michael Watford
A Biographical Sketch provided by Carol & Michael Watford, CLICK HEREPictured are: Michael Watford, AnneMarie Wallace, President, Carol Watford,
Grier J. Patton
Award presented at the 2020 Deep in the Heart of Texas Celebration on
February 21, 2022
~ 2018 ~
Donna and Judge Gordon G. Marcum, II
Award presented at the 2018 Deep in the Heart of Texas Celebration on
September 28, 2018
~ 2016 ~
Linda and Philip Johnson, III
A Biographical Sketch provided by Linda & Philip Johnson,III, CLICK HERE
Pictured are: AnneMarie Wallace, POP President; Linda and Philip Johnson, MD,
Camille and Grier Patton, John C. Marshall, II, POP Board Chairman
Award presented at the 2016 Deep in the Heart of Texas Celebration on
October 4, 2016