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Maggie Patterson


Maggie Patterson (nee Gibby), 97, of Elyria, passed away peacefully Monday, February 18, 2019 at O'Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville. She was born in Hemptown, Georgia and had been a resident of Elyria over 20 years having moved from Avon.

Maggie was a member of Faith Baptist Temple. She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, vegetables and flower gardening, canning and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her daughters, Donna Bowman Arp of LaGrange, Linda Diane Watts of Elyria, Darlene (Greg) Bowman of Lagrange; son, Kenneth Patterson of Elyria; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren and sister, Doris Presley of Greenville, South Carolina.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton in 2008; parents, William and Rennie Gibby; sister, Iris Smith; brothers, Ones, Ernest, Robert, Hugh, Junior and Roy Gibby and sons-in-law, Norm Bowman, David Watts.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 4 to 7 P.M. at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville. A celebration of life service will be Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 11 A.M. at Faith Baptist Temple, 34361 Lorain Rd., North Ridgeville. Brother Ray Carpenter will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon.

Thanks to O'Neil Healthcare, especially all the great nurses and aides in the Memory Unit.

Memorial contributions can be made to Faith Baptist Temple.

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