Patillo, Michael L.

Monday, August 19, 2019
Michael Patillo
Michael Patillo

Michael L. Patillo, 59, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, in Chattanooga. 

He is survived by his wife, Windy Patillo;  daughter, Micah Patillo; stepdaughter, Serta Watkins; stepson, Maurice “Pap” Watkins; mother, Mrs. Willie Mae Holland; father, Willie “Jitte” Smith; stepmother, Thealmae Smith; mother- in-law, Constance Watkins; four aunts, Minnie Rhodes, Evia Holland, Ruby Nail, Marion Brown and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Patillo will lie in state on Wednesday, Aug. 21, beginning at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. 

Interment will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.


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