Mary Christine Patterson


Mary Christine Patterson, 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.

She was born on Nov. 14, 1939, to the late Estel and Gusta Mae Gaston. Mary enjoyed thrift store shopping and was a caring humanitarian to all of her animals, especially her cats. She was also a member of Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church. Above all things, she loved her six boys. They were her life!

In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy; and brothers: Paul Gaston, Virgil Gaston and Bob Gaston.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving children: Billy Neal Patterson (Becky), Jimmy Patterson (Cathy), Greg Patterson, Tony Patterson (Stacey), Bryan Patterson and Michael Patterson (Jennifer); sister, Ann Collins; grandchildren: Amy, Jonathan, Raina, Kylie, Tanner, Blake, Jessica and Billy; and numerous extended family members, great-grandchildren and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022, at Moore’s Chapel Cemetery. Mary’s family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m., prior to the service at the church.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Mary or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at



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