The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 3, 2014

Glen Patterson

— Glen Clifton Patterson, 83, of Athens died Wednesday, April 2, 2014. 

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at McConnell Funeral Home, with visitation from 1-1:45 p.m. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. 

Mr. Patterson was born Jan. 20, 1931, in Limestone County to Reid Foster Patterson and Era Lee Smith Patterson. He graduated from Athens High School and served with the U.S. Army National Guard in Korea from 1950 to 1952. 

After a period working for the Army at Redstone Arsenal, he pursued a lifelong interest in the health food industry, and owned and operated Foods for Life in Huntsville for over 30 years. 

He lived most of his life at the farm on New Cut road, which has been in the family since 1919. 

Mr. Patterson was preceded in death by sisters, Jean Owens and Lois Thornton, both of Athens; and brother, Robert Patterson of Birmingham. 

Survivors include his brother, Herbert Patterson and wife Linda of Lynnfield, Mass.; and many nieces, nephews and friends. 

Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

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