Rheba Jo Patterson, age 77 of Calhoun, died Wednesday, November 21 at her residence.
Jo was born, October 27, 1941 in Pickens County and had spent most of her life in Gordon County. She was the daughter of the late Luther Patterson and Geneva Silvers Patterson. Also, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Chorn and Shirley Moore and a grandson, Lance Corporal Kristopher Cody Warren. She was a member of the Welcome Gap Baptist Church.
Jo is survived by her husband of 59 years, Lamar Patterson, a son, Tim Pat-terson and his wife, Robin; two daughters, Kathy Ray and her husband Greg, Patty Talley and her husband Keith; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchil-dren; nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM Saturday, November 24 at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with the Brother Keith Talley officiating. Charlie McBrayer, Laura and Wayne Underwood will have charge of music. Burial will be in Fain Cemetery with the Reverend Dino Bishop officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 23 from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.
Pallbearers are grandsons, Bradley Patterson, Zach Talley, Justin Patterson, Dylan Patterson, Jared Wilson and Henry Harstine. They are asked to meet at the funeral home at 3:45 PM.
Thomas Funeral Home has charge of arrangements for the services of Rheba Jo Patterson.