COLUMBIA -- Hildred Anne Poole Patterson, 80, died Aug. 22, 2012, in Columbia.
Born Oct. 2, 1931, in Cordova, Ala., daughter of the late Herman and Dora Poe, she was a member of the Methodist Church in Vancouver, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, George Patterson.
One sister, Delora Spurgeon, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Herman T. "Tommy" and Annette Poole of Columbia and Dr. Anthony "Tony" and Jo Ann Poole of Sikeston; one daughter and son-in-law, Anita and the Rev. Mike Lawson of Twisp, Wash.; and seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Private services were held in Columbia.
A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to:
Leukemia/Lymphoma Society online at http://www.lls.org.