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Lucy J. Patterson


Lucy J. Patterson

Lucy J. Patterson, 88, of Londonderry, passed away to be with her Lord at 10:23 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Adena Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

She was born Feb. 26, 1929, in Ross County, to the late John T. and Helen M. Fink Smith.

On Sept. 29, 1956, she married Gerald A. Patterson, who died Nov. 20, 1998.

Surviving are children, Diane (Ronald) Allen, Beverly (Ronnie) Cochenour, Jeffrey (Trina) Patterson, Michael (Holly) Patterson, Rick (Marilyn) Patterson, all of Londonderry, Freda (Donald) Knisley of Richmond Dale and Janice Nelson of Columbus; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Rhoads of Williamsport; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by an infant son, John W. Martin; daughter, Judith Julian; brothers, Donald and Eugene Smith; and a special friend, Marjorie Seymour.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the Ware Funeral Home, Chillicothe, with Rev. Bruce Viar officiating. Burial will follow in Little Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

You may sign her online register at www.warefh.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal