Carrie Elanore Patterson, age 83, of Constantine, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2009 at Three Rivers Health following a short illness. She was born on Jan. 31, 1921 in Three Rivers, MI. the daughter of Brace and Lidia (King) Kent.
On March 3, 1939 she married her husband the late Fred Carl Patterson whom passed on May 6, 1990. She was employed for over 20 years at Continental Can and also worked for River Forest Nursing Home and Home Health Aid.
She was a long time member of the First Church of God and was very active there. She loved to quilt, crochet, craft, and garden.
Mrs. Patterson was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son and daughter in-law Larry and Sharon Patterson; one daughter and son-in-law, Doralee and Bill Baker; five brothers, Donald “Bill” Kent, Dale Kent, Hubert Kent, Russell and Charles Kent; one sister, Neva Moyer, grandson, Larry Patterson; sister-in-law, Eleanore Kent.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving granchidren, Chris (Shanda) Patterson, of Constantine, David (Leah) Patterson, of Clarksville, TN., Rick Baker, of OK., Randy Baker, of Mesa, AZ., Timothy Baker, of Foyil, OK., and Brenda Baker, of Shyanne, Wyoming, six great-grandchildren, sister-in-law, Lucille Kent, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at the Hohner Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, 2009 at the Hohner Funeral Home, with Pastor John T. McClimans officiating.
Interment will be held in Peek Cemetery
Memorials may be donated to Three Rivers Health Hospice. Envelopes available at the funeral home.