Mildred Jane Patterson, 81

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Mildred Jane Patterson, 81, of Short Creek died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville.

She was born Aug. 7, 1932, in Grayson County, the daughter of the late Gerald Clifton and Myrtle Stevenson Hatfield.

After receiving her Rank 1 Master’s Degree from Western Kentucky University, she taught English at Caneyville High School and Grayson County High School from which she retired. She was a member of Short Creek Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Phillip Wayne Patterson Sr.; daughter, Karen Patterson of Louisville; three sons, Phillip Jr. (Ellen) Patterson of Versailles, David (Lori) Patterson and Dennis (Sandy) Patterson, both of Short Creek; four grandchildren, Christopher, Ashley and Shallin Patterson and Kirstin Gray; and two great-grandchildren, Tony Gray and Aidan Patterson.

The funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 at Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bro. Paul Williams and Bro. Brent Loy will officiate. Burial will be in Leitchfield Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until the service.

Condolences can be made at www.dermittfuneralhome.com.