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Ernest Gibbes Patton
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1924
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 2010

Ernest Gibbes Patton
Ernest Gibbes Patton died on Saturday, August 28, 2010. He was born on November 30, 1924, in Greenville, SC to Margaret Mitchell Patton and Ernest Patton. A graduate of Yale University, he also earned degrees at the University of NC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. He taught botany at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa for ten years and at Wofford College for twenty-three years.
He was married for 59 years to the late Mildred Connor Read Patton and is survived by four children, Charlotte Patton Tinsley (David L. Tinsley), Ernest G. Patton, Jr. (Keiko Kohama Patton) of Arlington, VA, C. Read Patton and Stephen L. Patton (Penni Surratt Patton); their familes; and sisters-in-law, Marilyn W. Patton of Greenville, SC and Charlotte M. Read of Danville, VA.
Memorials may be made to SPACE, 100 East Main Street, Suite 7B, Spartanburg, SC 29306 or to Spartanburg Regional Hospice House, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303.
Following a private burial service, the family will receive friends in the Parish Hall at Christ Church Episcopal, 10 North Church Street, Greenville, SC 29601 on Thursday, September 2, 2010, from 10:30 AM until noon.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2010, at 10:00 AM at Wofford College's Goodall Center for Environmental Studies at Glendale Shoals.
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from September 1 to September 2, 2010

Family links: 
  Earnest Patton (1899 - 1980)
  Margaret Mitchell Patton (1903 - 1986)
  Mildred Connor Read Patton (1926 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Jim Savage
Record added: Mar 30, 2013
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Ernest Gibbes Patton
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