Margaret Patterson

Saturday, May 3, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret A. Patterson, 78, of Sikeston and formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Friday, May 2, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Clarence, Mo., daughter of Arthur and Mayme Clay Maupin. She and Darrell Eugene Patterson were married June 10, 1940. He died in November 1959.

She was a member of the Catholic church at Dexter and had been a health care worker before retiring.

Survivors include a son, Jack Patterson of Sikeston; a brother, Thomas Clay Maupin of Shelbina, Mo.; and three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

She also was preceded in death by a son, two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from noon until the time of service Monday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sandra Schaller officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.