Ruth Patterson
Ruth Patterson
  • March 30, 1919 - November 5, 2016
  • Mint Springs, Virginia

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Ruth Alma (Bailey) Patterson, 97, of Mint Springs passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Augusta Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Born March 30, 1919 in Augusta County, she was the daughter of the late Meade H. and Ollie P. (Allison) Bailey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Arthur Patterson; two brothers and two sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Patterson is survived by her two children, Betty Keys and husband, Lee of Murrells Inlet, SC and Harry Patterson and wife, Harriet of Mint Springs; grandchildren, Matthew Keys, Eric Keys, Nathan Keys, Laurie Nolley and Kelly Cook; 11 great-grandchildren; two great- great grandchildren; as well as a number of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery with Pastor Shin Hong officiating. There will be no formal viewing or visitation at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

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