PATTERSON, Betty M., 91, of Centerville, Ohio, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at Forest Hill Retirement Community in St. Clairsville, Ohio.
She was born March 27, 1922 in Paden City, West Virginia, daughter of the late Clarence G. Moore and Vada M. McLain Moore.
Betty was a member of the Centerville Christian Church and the founding member of the Smith Township Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. She was a housewife, as well as a loving mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lorell E. (Jack) Patterson; three brothers; one sister; and great-grandson, Robert Vernon “Duck” Kemp.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Betty J. (Robert) Kemp of Belmont, Ohio, Jane A. (Kenneth) Moore of Bethesda, Ohio, and Linda L. Patterson Graham and Dan Ressler of Barnesville, Ohio; son, John E. (Janet) Paterson of St. Clairsville, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren; sister, Mary of Florida; and brother, Bruce (Connie) Moore of Moundsville, West Virginia.
Family and friends are welcome to visit, Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m., Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, 322 North Main Street, Bethesda, Ohio. Evangelist Gail Yoho will be officiating.
Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Bellaire, Ohio.
The family would especially like to thank everyone at Forest Hill Retirement Community.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Smith Township Volunteer Fire Department, c/o John Phillips, 49359 O R & W Station Road, Jacobsburg, Ohio 43933. Online condolences may be sent to: www.kellykempbraidopatronfuneralhome.com.