|Birth: ||Nov. 19, 1915|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2007|
Gilchrist, Mary Otis Patterson
GILCHRIST, MARY OTIS PATTERSON, age 91, of The Village at Cook Springs, formerly of Odenville and a life long citizen of St. Clair County went to her heavenly home on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Ashville to Levi and Amanda Jenkins Patterson on November 19, 1915. She was the last surviving child of thirteen. Her brothers and sisters were: Billie Hershel (Pat), Marion, Virgil, Gerald, Henry & Ray, Inez Newton, Esther Norton, Nellie Patterson & 3 infants.
She attended school at Pine Forest and Friendship and married Joe Howell Gilchrist of Ashville on November 1, 1936. She was a member for many years of the Odenville Baptist Church.
She is survived by: 1 daughter, Evelyn (Steve) Mize, 2 sons, Jack (Paulette) and Jerry (Judy), 3 grandchildren, Tracey (Ronnie) Gunter, Keith (Kelli) Gilchrist, Angie (Ronnie) Head, 2 great grandchildren, Cole Gunter and Aaron Gilchrist and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 10th, at 11:00 at Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds with burial in Liberty Cemetery in Odenville. Visitation was one hour before the funeral. Reverend Richard Crocker officiating, Kilgroe Leeds directing.
The family wishes to thank her caretakers at The Village for their kindness and loving care of Mary while she was there and to Odyssey Hospice Service for the same.
Published in The Birmingham News on 4/11/2007.
Levi Blackburn Patterson (1857 - 1928)
Amanda Lillian Jenkins Patterson (1879 - 1951)
Joe Howell Gilchrist (1908 - 2000)
Mary Evelyn Gilchrist Mize (1937 - 2013)*
Billie Herschel Patterson (1900 - 1956)*
Esther Mae Patterson Norton (1901 - 1974)*
Nellie Patterson (1903 - 1987)*
Ada Inez Patterson Newton (1904 - 1994)*
Marion Abernathy Patterson (1906 - 1982)*
Levi Norman Patterson (1907 - 1908)*
Joseph Patterson (1908 - 1908)*
Dollie Idella Patterson (1910 - 1911)*
James Virgil Patterson (1912 - 1929)*
Gerald Ashley Patterson (1914 - 1981)*
Mary Otis Patterson Gilchrist (1915 - 2007)
Henry Pleasant Patterson (1918 - 1987)*
Gordon Ray Patterson (1928 - 2001)*
St. Clair County
Created by: Joyce Mize Worsham
Record added: Nov 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62176930
Added: Nov. 26, 2010