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Obituaries

January 9, 2013

Emmet Patterson

— The graveside service for Emmet Patterson, 72, of Athens will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Apostolic Cemetery with Mike Jerome officiating. No visitation is planned.

Mr. Patterson died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at home.

Emmet Patterson was born July 23, 1940, in Colbert County. He retired from Pilgrim’s Pride in Athens. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by daughter, Marsha Chambers; and brothers, Mark Patterson, Ed Patterson and David Patterson.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Patterson of Athens; son, Kimberly Joe Patterson of Athens; daughter, Carol Star of Athens; brother, Harvey Patterson of Madison; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Andy Haggenmaker, Kris Haggenmaker, Chris Riggs, Jimmy Wallace, Tony Wallace and Bobby Patterson. Honorary pallbearers are David Riggs, Mackey Riggs, Frankie Riggs, Danny Riggs, Andrew Haggenmaker and Larry Shehorn.

Adam Clinard will provide music.

Sign the online guestbook at spryfuneralhome.com.

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