Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday,
October 23, 2016, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's
3 p.m. Sunday, October 23, at the Kingdom Hall of
Funeral home: Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln
Leona P. Patterson, 88 of Clinton passed away on
Thursday, October 13, 2016, at the Warner Hospital
Leona Pauline Patterson was born July 5, 1928, in
Clinton, to Charles and Laura Smith Gregory. She
married Gerail Patterson on September 18, 1948.
Leona was a faithful member of the Clinton
Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1949.
Leona was known for her faithful spiritual routine
which included sharing the Bible’s comforting hope
with others. Her family and friends deeply
appreciated her good-hearted and kind nature. Her
children and grandchildren will never forget her
sense of humor.
Leona was preceded in death by her loving husband
Gerail; her brothers, Charles and William Gregory;
and her sister Norma Reilly.
She is survived by her son, David (Joyce) Patterson of Paris,
and daughters Tricia (John) Kavlock of Clinton, and Lisa (Mike)
O’Connor of Rochester, NY; her grandchildren Tavis (Irene)
Patterson, Talya (Bill) Calvert, Tabitha (Brandon) Duecker,
Teale (Chris) Hall, Tiana (Brian) Schmitz, Corey (Liz) Kavlock,
Simonne (Jerry) Bolla, and Erica Peterson, and her twelve
great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters Mona
Doty of Morocco, IN and Marilyn (Ron) Sparks of Bloomington.
Funeral arrangements are for Sunday, October 23, 2016, at the
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses located at 1413 E. Main in
Clinton. Visitation is from 2:00-3:00 p.m. A Memorial service
will be held at 3:00 p.m.
Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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