Leona P. Patterson, 88 of Clinton passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Warner Hospital in Clinton.
Leona Pauline Patterson was born July 5, 1928 in Clinton, IL 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, IL, and daughters Tricia (John) Kavlock of Clinton, IL, 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, IL .
Funeral arrangements are for Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses located at 1413 E. Main in Clinton, IL. Visitation is from 2:00-3:00 pm. Memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm.
Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.