- Cullman, Alabama

May 10, 2012

John Herbert Patterson

Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — John Herbert Patterson

Graveside services for John Herbert Patterson of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Cullman City Cemetery, Bro. Ray Ponder officiating.

Moss-Services Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Patterson passed away Wednesday, May 9, at his home. He was born Oct. 6, 1924, the eldest child to Luther and Mary Stevens Patterson. He was a retired mortician.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 67 years, Louise Coppock Patterson, who passed away Aug. 4, 2011; daughters, Martha Nase and Jan Strain; a son, Don Patterson; a son-in-law, Harry Nase; brothers, Hobert L. and Clyde C. Patterson; a sister, Lavada “Patsy” Ellard; and a grandson, John Rice.

Survivors include a granddaughter, Donna Michelle Rice; two grandsons, Todd Easterwood and Chad Easterwood; a sister, Velma “Pat” Thomason; a brother, Edward C. (Carol) Patterson; a special son-in-law, Mike Strain; five great-grandchildren, Trey Easterwood, Drew, Reagan, Fulton, and Luke Easterwood; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and countless friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Omega Hospice, 101 2nd Ave. SE, Cullman, AL 35055.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.