Matilda E. Patterson

Friday, December 2, 2011

Mrs. Matilda E. Patterson, 55, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. Born July 29, 1956, to the late Levy Expose' and the late Cathy Willis Expose', she was a member of the Rose Hill CME Church.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Henry Ray Expose'; and one sister, Janet Lee Expose'.

Mrs. Patterson leaves her husband, Wilford Patterson;

One daughter, Tracey Patterson;

One son, Derrick Patterson;

Three sisters, Mary E. Expose', Linda Rose Expose' of Modesta, Calif., and Dianne Expose' of Columbia, Miss.;

Four brothers, Leavy Expose', Walter Expose' and Larry Expose' of Columbia, Miss., and Robert Expose' of Modesta, Calif.;

Her mother-in-law, Eva Patterson of Laurel, Miss.;

Three sisters-in-law, Eva Satcher, Lillie Patterson and Drema Patterson;

Three aunts, Maeola Russell, Helen Givens and Francis Willis; and

Six nieces, eight nephews and many cousins and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Rose Hill CME Church in Columbia, Miss.. with the Rev. Johnnie Porter officiating. Pallbearers were Larry Rawls Jr., Samuel Rawls, Desmond Rawls, Robert Expose', Michael Lowe and Clarence Jones. Arrangements were made by Cook-Galloway Funeral Home in Columbia, Miss.