Iva Ruth Fussell Patterson
1929 - 2016
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Iva Ruth Fussell Patterson

Gallatin, TN

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.

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Published in Tennessean from Nov. 13 to Nov. 18, 2016.
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Graveside service
03:00 PM
Hagewood-Hand Cemetery
10:00 - 12:00 PM
Funeral service
12:00 PM
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November 15, 2016
Mrs. Patterson was a very sweet lady and I know she will be missed by all of her family and friends. She was always nice to me.
Mary Ann Cage
November 12, 2016
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