Winnie Lee Ellis Patterson, 81, of Chatsworth, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Patterson; parents, Dellis and Margaret Ellis; son, David Patterson, great-granddaughter, Kjersti Jones; sister, Aileen Mathis and brother, Buck Ellis.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Michele and Michael Waits of Cohutta; son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Ellen Patterson of Chatsworth; sisters, Magalynn Youell and Joyce Bryant, both of Chatsworth; brothers, Charlie Ellis and Taft Ellis, both of Chatsworth and Ralph Ellis of Cleveland, Tenn.; grandchildren, Aaron Patterson, Tabitha Kelley, Sheilena Stone and Jeremy Waits; great-grandchildren, Cale, Sam and Karri Wooten, Aubrey and Avery Patterson, Dakota and Hailey Stone; nieces and nephews.
The funeral is Thursday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Clyde Painter officiating.
Burial will be in Fairy Valley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Aaron Patterson, Sam Wooten, Michael Waits, Jeremy Waits, Danny Mathis and Bryan Youell.
The family will receive friends at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home Wednesday from 5 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.
Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton, is in charge of funeral arrangements. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.