Rose Ella Patterson, 85, of Oneida, passed away July 6, 2013, at her home.
Born February 21, 1928, she was preceded in death by her parents, Artie and Flora Ridna Angel Abbott; husband, Gilbert Rupert Patterson; daughters: Mary Louedia Patterson, and Flossie Mae King; son, Thomas Enos Patterson; brother, Junior Abbott; sisters: Selema Barns and Anna Abbott; and brother-in-law, Charlie Christie.
She was a homemaker, and a member of Pine Hill United Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sons: James Rupert Patterson, and Joseph Artie Patterson and wife, Jean, and William Roy Patterson, all of Oneida; daughters: Elizabeth Paulette Ellis and husband, Clifton, and Faye Loraine Patterson, all of Oneida; 16 grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, brother, Acmon Abbott; sisters: Madge Mayse, Faye Christie, and Lorraine Coffey and husband, Jimmy; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.
Funeral service was to have been conducted at 12 Noon, Wednesday, July 10, at Pine Hill United Baptist Church with Bro. Delyn Phillips and Bro. Norman Burk officiating. Interment was to have followed at Pine Hill United Baptist Church Cemetery.
West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.