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John Patten, Jr.

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John was born on July 5, 1937 and passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011.

John was a resident of Fitzgerald, Georgia at the time of his passing.

He attended and graduated from high school in Ocilla, Ga. John is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Civil Engineering.

He is survived by his wife Vivian.

A Celebration of Johns life will be conducted by Dr. Stewart B. Simms at Beech Haven Baptist Church on Friday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be at Beech Haven Fellowship Hall from 12:30 until time of service. Interment will be conducted by Rev. John Walker on Saturday, January 15 at Brushy Creek Church Cemetery in Irwin County, Ga. at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be at Paulk Funeral Home in Ocilla, Ga, from 12:30 until 1:30.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beech Haven Baptist Church who will be establishing a Georgia Tech scholarship fund in memory of E. John Patten Jr.