Kathleen Patterson

Obituary of Kathleen Patterson

Kathleen Patterson, 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, June 17 2018. Visitation will be 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. Celebration of Life Service will follow at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Ray Funeral Home. Interment will be in Drew Cemetery.


Mrs. Patterson was born to Brancy Byron Moody and Nina Elizabeth Shive from Webb, MS on May 24, 1936. She was a retired Postmaster from Rome, MS.  She loved her family and friends dearly. She was quite the artist and enjoyed making cross stitch masterpieces and arranging flowers.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Moody, her brother, Jack Moody, and her sister, Frances Bryant.


Surviving are her daughter, Lisa Patterson Milling (David) of Madison, MS; sisters, Sara McMinn of Chicago, Ill, and Helen Cummins (Billy) of Drew, MS; grandchildren, Matthew Milling (Emilee) of Clinton, MS and Anna Kathryn Milling of Ridgeland, MS; great-granddaughter, Julia Milling of Clinton, MS. She had many special friends who loved her and helped her over these last few years, most devotedly, her best friend, Daniel Washington of Drew, MS.


Pallbearers will be her nephews Bill Cummins, Lee Cummins, Barry Bryant, Jackie Moody, Steve Moody, Keith McMinn, great-nephews Christopher Whatley, Asa Whatley, Baylor Bryant, and special friends Presley Beck, Parker Beck.


Memorials to T.K. Martin, Project IMPACT, P.O. Box 9736, Mississippi State, MS 39762, in honor of her great-niece, Ellie Whatley.