Ruby Aileen Patterson, 97, of Shelbyville, died at 4:02 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, in Shelbyville Manor.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with the Rev. Howard Sallee officiating. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be given to Feed The Children. Online condolences may be left at www.howeandyockey.com.
Mrs. Patterson was born on May 15, 1916, in Effingham County, the daughter of Avery and Perly Ann Webb Rentfro. She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Shelbyville, and Stewardson Day HCE. She married Fredric Andrew Patterson on Aug. 30, 1935, in Stewardson. He died on March 26, 1985.
She is survived by her son, Richard E. Patterson and wife Dee of Athens, Tennessee; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Patterson of Strasburg; grandchildren, Kathy (Pat) Yakey, Cindy (Phil) Neff, Gina (Scott) Monroe, Richard (Cindy) Patterson, Debbie (Eric) Frash, MaryAnn (Randy) Wilks, Andy (Melissa) Patterson, Amber (Bradley) Tucker and Ashley Patterson; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred; son, Robert F. Patterson; five brothers; and three sisters.
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