Mrs. Patricia Ann Bratton Hale Patterson, of Nashville, TN and more recently of Franklin, TN, joined the Church Triumphant on May 11, 2016. Pat was born March 1, 1932 in Nashville, TN and was the daughter of the late Ethel Padgett Bratton and Marion Courtney Bratton.
In addition, Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas W. “Pat” Patterson; brothers, Jack and Bobby Bratton; and sister, Marvene Travis.
She is survived by her sister, Betty Mecke of Nashville; sister-in-law, Barbara Martin of White Bluff, TN; sons, Les Hale (Donna), Douglas S. Hale (Brenda), John E. Campbell (Patty), Chester Hale (Myra); grandchildren, Shelly Hale Fraley (Michael), Courtney Hale Crosby (Marty), Kathleen Hale McClellan (Michael), Ann Crockett Hale Rodriguez (Jonas), Caroline Hale Berberich (Garrick), Travis Hale (Darlene), Jeremy Campbell (Julie), Travis Vernon (Tara), Jason Vernon (Susan); 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pat was a reporter for Dodge McGraw-Hill for many years and was very fond of travel both domestically and internationally. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed many fun times dancing and singing. She loved to read and constantly surrounded herself with books to satisfy her zest for learning. She was known for bringing smiles to the faces of everyone she met with her sincere and loving compliments.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 P.M., Sunday, May 15, 2016 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 908 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin, TN 37064.
Memorials donations may be made to the Memorial Garden or General Memorial Fund of St. Andrew Lutheran Church.Print Obituary & Condolences