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Evelyn Patterson, 80

Passed Away: 11/17/2012

Mrs. Evelyn Patterson, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA, died Saturday, November 17, 2012 at her home.

Mrs. Patterson was born in Jackson County, GA October 2, 1932 and lived most of her life in Lumpkin County. She was retired from the Burlington Pine Tree Plant in Dahlonega and was a member of Yahoola Baptist Church in Lumpkin County.

She was the daughter of the late George Patton and Dovie Hunsinger Patton and was also preceded in death by her first husband, Gordon Anderson; sisters, Myrtle Bray, Kate Walker, Emma Leen Fowler, Ruby Walker, and Sadie Ann Mathis; brothers, William Harold Patton and Glen Ellis Patton.

Evelyn is survived by her husband, Rufus Patterson; son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Lera Anderson; sister, Mary Seabolt; brother, J.P. Patton, all of Dahlonega, GA; granddaughter, Brandy Osborne and her husband, Jared. A number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Patterson are scheduled for 2 PM Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Yahoola Baptist Church in Lumpkin County.

Rev. Terry Head and Rev. Lyman Caldwell will officiate..

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega on Sunday from 3 PM until 9 PM.

Online condolences may be made at

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.

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