SIKESTON - Margaret A. Patterson, 78, died May 2, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Aug. 7, 1924, in Clarence, daughter of the late Arthur and Mayme Clay Maupin, she was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter and was a retired health care worker.
On June 10, 1940, she married Darrell Eugene Patterson who preceded her in death in November 1959.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Eugene Patterson; and two brothers and one sister.
Survivors include: one son and two daughters-in-law, Jack and Patricia Patterson of Sikeston and Beverly Patterson of Bloomfield; one brother, Thomas Clay Maupin of Sikeston; three grandchildren, James Johnson of Fulton, Ky., Melanie Morris of Jackson and David Boardman of Sikeston; and one great-grandson, Tyler Morris of Jackson.
Visitation is from noon Monday until service time at 2 p.m. at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Sandra Schaller, associate pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.
Pallbearers will be: Jerry Bledsoe, Bill Ferrell, Allen Morris, David Boardman, Jeff Limbaugh and Justin Swiney.