PATRICIA J. SOUTHERN 9-15-1939 ~ 11-28-2013 Patricia J. Southern, 74 passed away at Mercy Hospital, Redding. She was born in Santa Rosa, CA. She grew up in Sacramento, CA, graduated from Norte Del Rio high school. She married Phillip Southern, January 25, 1962 and moved to Red Bluff in 1970. Patricia was an usherette at Fox Senator Theatre in Sacramento, where she met her husband of 51 years. She was a stay at home mom. She enjoyed cooking, camping and spending time with family. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church, Red Bluff, and a member of the choir. Patricia is survived by her husband, Phillip, children, Sandra Southern, Michael Southern and Susan Olson, 4 grandchildren, Josh Southern, Ashley, Kaitlyn and Tyler Olsen, her parents Leonard & Lorraine Herman and William & Mary Rogers. Brother, John Rogers, sisters Marjorie Duncan and Merilee Stewart. Services will be held Monday, December 9th @ 11:00 am, at First Southern Baptist Church, with Pastor Tom Turner Officiating, burial will be at the Northern California Veteran's Cemetery, Igo, CA. A celebration of life will be held December 9th at 11:00am. Pat was a sweet and gentle woman, loved by all; her gentle spirit and infectious smile will be missed.
Published in Daily News on Dec. 5, 2013