Jerry Allan Patton Sr.
Posted By Sparta Live | April 4, 2002 12:00 am
Jerry Allan Patton Sr., 46, of Spencer, passed away April 2, 2002, at White County Community Hospital.
Patton was born Sept. 3, 1955, in Fayetteville, N.C., to James H. Patton Jr. and Nellie Ruth Wilson Patton.
He attended First Baptist Church in Spencer. Patton served in the U.S. Army and was a disabled veteran. He was a
member of American Legion Post #173 and VFW Post 5064.
Patton was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Janice McCormick.
Survivors include his wife, Tina Humphrey Patton of Spencer; one daughter, Christina Michelle Patton of Spencer; one son, Jerry Allen Patton Jr. of Sparta; two grandchildren, LaTinha Louise Patton and Jazzmine Lashea Patton both of Sparta; one brother, James A. Patton III of Smithville; three sisters, Joan Cope and Wanda Hawthorne both of Florida and Joyce Steltefter of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., April 6, 2002, at Love-Cantrell & Cope Spencer Chapel with burial in Town Cemetery in Van Buren County. Lofton Graves and Tom Farmer will officiate.
Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of arrangements.