PONTOTOC – Thelma Ruth Patterson Todd, 92, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Pontotoc Nursing Home. She was a member of West Heights Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was a member of Pontotoc Home Makers Club and enjoyed gardening, flowers, sewing, quilting, needle work and sharing her fried apple pies.
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Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc with the Rev. David Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in West Heights Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter: Sarah Todd Winter (Ken) of Saltillo; two sons: Pat Todd (Sherry) of Ecru and Phil Todd (Teresa) of Pontotoc; four sisters: Wilma Hattox of Pontotoc, Cornelia Conlee of Pontotoc, Mary Loyce Purvis of Ecru and Dot King of Pontotoc; four grandchildren: Todd Winter (Sarah), Patrick Winter, Gina Owen (Mike) and Michael Todd (Rachel) and five great-grandchildren, Tristan, Stella, Chase, Haylee and Case.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Monard Patterson and Oma Cruse Patterson; her husband, James Kenneth Todd; a son, Charles Kenneth Todd; three brothers, Stanley Ford Patterson, Carl Wayne Patterson and an infant baby brother; and two sisters, Gynell Akers and Maxine Johnson.
Pallbearers will be Chase Owen, Tim Conlee, Frankie Patterson, Larry Conlee, Rodney Akers and Stan Patterson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 19, 2014