Patterson, Linda Lee (Ocoee)

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Linda Lee Patterson, 66, of Ocoee, TN, died on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at her home. 

She was born on August 19, 1946 in Benton, TN. Linda grew up in Benton, where she graduated from Polk County High School in 1964, and was a member of Cookson Creek Baptist Church. Her passion was making crafts, her family, and sharing the love of Christ. 

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Arrie and Annie Qualls Price; and her brother, Frank Price. 

Linda is survived by her husband of 48 years, Thomas Patterson of Ocoee; children, James & Gena Patterson of Ocoee, Zach & Brittany Patterson of Ocoee and Patty Patterson of Cleveland; grandchildren, Jameson Patterson, Scotty Patterson, Price Patterson, Zoe Patterson and Haley Garcia; siblings, Arelean Bramlett of Cleveland, John Henry and wife Debra Price of Winchester, TN, Teena and Frank Brannon of Benton, Roscoe and Ritia Price of Ocoee, Ronnie and Wanda Price of Benton and Clyde Price of Wenatchee, WA; and nieces, nephews and other relatives. 

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in the chapel of Cookson Creek Baptist Church with the Reverend Mike Rymer and the Reverend Rick Woody officiating. Interment will follow in Cookson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. 

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, at Cookson Creek Baptist Church and 12-1 p.m. on Monday, April 15 at the church prior to the service. 

The family requests that memorials be made to, Cookson Creek Baptist Church Youth Fund, 1686 Sand Mountain Road, Ocoee, TN.

Higgins Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.


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