Ruth Eledge Patterson

Apr. 01, 2013 @ 11:01 PM

Ruth Eledge Patterson (Goose), age 87 of Jefferson City, went to be with the Lord March 30, 2013. She was employed by Magnavox of Jefferson City for 25 years. She then worked at the Cookhouse for 15 years.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, John and Effie V. Huskey Eledge; brothers, Coy and Hubert Eledge; and sister Edna Harville.

She is survived by twin sister Ruby Smith and sister Mabel (Jim) Bailey; children, David (Lois) Patterson, Gerald (Evelyn) Patterson, Linda Jarnigan; grandchildren, Tony (Tina) Patterson, Wendy Humbard, Lee (Amy) Jarnigan, Shannon (Norman) Dalton, Jason (Leslie) Jarnigan; great-grandchildren, Trey Humbard, Macy, Mathew, Brock, Brylee Jarnigan; and several nieces and nephews; very special friends, Ersula Kowalewski, Emma Kinkead, Velma Reuter.

Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Rawlings Funeral Home, Sevierville, with the Rev. Gerald Smelcer and Rev. Dewayne White officiating. The family will receive friends 5–7 p.m. prior to the service on Tuesday. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at Sims Chapel Cemetery. Family will be at Ruth’s house until services.

Arrangements by Rawlings Funeral Home, Sevierville, TN.