Iva Ruth Fussell Patterson
June 12, 1929 - November 11, 2016
Mrs. Patterson was preceded in death by her husband, oldest son, step-granddaughter, parents and all of her siblings.
Mrs. Patterson is survived by 3 devoted children, 8 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 10 step great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and 2 step great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Patterson is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Patterson was a member of the Hartsville Pike church of Christ since 1954. She was a graduate of Austin Peay State University, 1951 and a school teacher afterwards.
Funeral services will be conducted a 12:00 PM, Monday, November 14, 2016 in the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home, Gallatin, TN. There will also be a graveside service at the Hagewood-Hand Cemetery, Charlotte, TN at 3:00 p.m.
Pallbearers: Wayne Daniel, Travis, Jay, and Blake Patterson, Joseph and Dr. Carl Gilliam IV, Derek Boze, and David Burton.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 PM, Sunday, November 13, 2016 and Monday, November 14, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM before the services at the Family Heritage Funeral Home, Gallatin, TN.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts may be made to the Iva R Scholarship Endowment at Austin Peay State University, PO Box 4414, Clarksville, TN 37044. Contributions may also be made online at www.apsu.edu/advancement/giving
designating gifts to the Iva R. Patterson Endowment. Make checks payable to: APSU Foundation with designation to Iva R. Patterson Endowment.
Also, those desiring, memorials may be made to the Iva Ruth Fussell-Patterson Fund to defray additional end of life expenses.