Mrs. Patterson was a former employee of Elder Manufacturing in Dexter and a resident of Dexter.
She was united in marriage to William H. Patterson on April 15, 1944, at Piggott, Ark. Mr. Patterson preceded her in death on April 30, 1995.
She is survived by two daughters, Pauline Levart of Dexter and Linda Williams of Bloomfield; one sister, Alma Maynard of Valley Mines; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, William Lee Patterson; one daughter, Judy Moore; three brothers, Charles Curtis Hunt, Samuel Simon Hunt and Larry Hunt; two sisters, Wanda Green and Beatrice Nelson.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at 1 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kevin Eskew officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.