LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Monday morning, April 26 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Patton, 90, of Lebanon.
The daughter of the late W.F. and Nettie Haralson Neal, she died Apr. 23, 2010 in the Cedars Health Care Center.
A member of Highland Heights Church of Christ, she was a homemaker and the first woman to serve on the Wilson County Board of Education.
Services were conducted by Brother Barry Keene and Brother Mike Walters. Interment followed at the Thompson Family Cemetery.
Survivors include: son Terry (Nell) Thompson, daughter-in-law Nelda Thompson; brother James Elwin Neal; grandchildren William Christopher (Lisa) Thompson, Melissa (Mike) Gilmore, Courtney (Chris) Carter, Jonathan (April) Thompson, Molly Thompson and Andrew Thompson; great grandchildren Mark Graves, Cole Carter, Lola Carter, Emma Kathryn Gilmore and Ella Gilmore along with 16 step- grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Patton is preceded in death by husbands William Dean Thompson Sr. and Hugh E. Patton; son William Dean Thompson Jr. and sisters Hollena Lane and Walta Dean Neal.
Active pallbearers: Albert Hemontolor, Chris, Jonathan and Andrew Thompson, Raymond Allen Lane and Jimmy Neal. Honorary: Frank Neal Jr., Charles Haskins, James Ross Neal, Raymond Jones and Garland Wilson.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.