Trula Patterson, 85, of Knoxville, formerly of Rockwood, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in NHC Healthcare Center, Oak Ridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. James Robert "J.R." Clabough and Ina Ruby Benson Clabough; her husband, the Rev. Ralph E. Patterson; and two sons, Bobby Patterson and J.R. Patterson.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Patterson Fleeger and Ina Gilbert Thorpe, both of Knoxville.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. Funeral service will follow in the chapel, with the Rev. Tim Shelton officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood.