Alice Patterson

Thursday, July 14, 2005

NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Alice Louise Patterson, 78, of New Madrid died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at her home.

She was born March 25, 1927, at Charleston, Mo., daughter of Willard Thomas and Effie Mae Mansfield Hockersmith. She and Raymond Patterson were married Oct. 5, 1944, in New Madrid.

Patterson was a member of Lilbourn Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Ronnie, Roger and Phillip Patterson of New Madrid; a sister, Martha Howard of Cape Girardeau; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Gary Henson officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.