Mary L. Patten

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Pastor Mary L. Patten, 81, of Glover Street, entered into rest May 4, 2013. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Freedom Temple United Church of God. Interment was in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park.

Pastor Patten, a native of Edgefield County was pastor emerita of Freedom Temple United Church of God, Trenton, SC.

Survivors include a son, Jerome Patten, Monetta, SC; five daughters, Mary P. Carr, Mattie P. (Thomas) Cheatham, Edgefield, SC; Sharon P. (Victor) Washington, Lexington, SC; Vanessa L. Patten, Augusta, Ga.; and Priscilla Patten, Sumter, SC; a brother, Alvin Simpkins, Washington, DC; 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Friends may call at the residence.

G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, Edgefield was in charge of arrangements.