Rose Patterson, age 98, of Smyrna, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
She was a native of Rutherford County and was preceded in death by parents, Will and Charity Langrell, husband, Jessie Patterson; children, Kenneth Allen Patterson, Walter Lee Patterson, and Herschel Patterson. Mrs. Patterson was a retired cook at David Youree Elementary School and a member of Old Jefferson Church of Christ.
She is survived by sons; Tom Patterson of Murfreesboro, Jessie Patterson, Jr. of Smyrna, daughters; Rose Ann Lannon of Smyrna, and Ruby Bowen of Smyrna; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10:00AM Saturday at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna with Brother Ron Caldwell and Brother Eddie Arnold officating. Burial will follow in Mapleview Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00PM to 8:00PM Friday at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. 615-459-3254 www.woodfinchapel.com