Myrtle “Dean” Patterson, 83, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John Harve Patterson; parents, Jeptha Poteet and Ettie Baker Poteet; and brothers, Clifford, Clinton, L.E., Walter and Junior Poteet.
She was a member of Fairy Valley Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Peggy Patterson, and Terry and Vonda Patterson, all of Dalton; grandson, Kevin Patterson of Dalton; granddaughter, Stephanie and her husband Dave Stearns of San Jose, Calif.; granddaughter, Rosanna Patterson and fiance, Rocky Russell of Dalton; sisters, Pauline Dunn and Lois McBrayar; brothers and sister-in-law, Willard Poteet, and Claude and Rachel Poteet, all of Dalton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Fairy Valley Baptist Church in Crandall with ministers Mitchell McDougal and Lamar Beason officiating.
The body will lie at the church from 1 to 2 p.m.
Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Benny and Kendall Dunn, Mickey, Jared and Jeremy Childers, Billy Dillingham and Jerry Hughes.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 9 p.m.
You may leave the family a message on the tribute wall, upload photos or light a memorial candle at www.julianpeeples.com.
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.