Lydia Mae Patterson of Crawford went to Heaven Sunday evening July 7, 2019, at the age of 91. Visitation will be 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday July 10, 2019, at Grace Gardens Funeral Home Chapel, 8220 Woodway Dr. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday July 11, 2019, at Grace Gardens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carroll Hambrick officiating. Interment will follow in McGregor Cemetery.
Mrs. Patterson was born October 11, 1927, in Bosque County around the Moshiem area, the daughter of the late Quintus Wilhelm and Mildred Mae (Walker) Meyer. Growing up in the Crawford area, she attended school at Prairie Chapel and later at Crawford High School. While in high school, she met Carmon Patterson whom she married on March 22, 1944. After 40 years of marriage, he preceded her in death April 18, 1984.
Lydia was a homemaker who took care of many of her grandchildren. She loved her family dearly and was affectionally known as Nanny Pat. She had a great sense of humor and was always ready for a smile. Everyone that met her loved her. Heaven has gained a special angel.
Also preceding her in death are a brother, Gerald Meyer; a sister, Quinta Lee Harris; a grandson David Keith Patterson and a daughter-in-law, Sharon Patterson.
Survivors include two sons Lanny Patterson and wife Janet, David Patterson; a daughter Deborah Cheryl Evans and husband Don; a sister, Betty Jean Dillard; a sister-in-law, Jo Nell Meyer; six grandchildren, James Leslie Wollard, Jr. of Robinson, Daun Wayne Patterson of China Spring, Steven Craig Patterson of McGregor, Damon Kyle Patterson of McGregor, Misti Brook Bruce of Crawford, Dana Kaye Schultz of Willis, nineteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Daun Patterson, Steven Patterson, James L. Wollard, Jr. James L. Wollard, III, Damon Patterson, Todd Schultz, Josh Bruce and Landry Bruce.
For those desiring, the family has suggested Providence Hospice Place for memorial contributions.
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