Mrs. Mary Catherine Patton passed away on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at the age of 99.

She was born in Patterson, New Jersey on Aug. 24, 1920 to the late Charles and Mildred Kleespie and was married to the late Robert Harold Patton.

Mary was a homemaker and seamstress. She was a member of Alton Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memories are son Robert Patton; daughters Robin Jelley and husband Robert and Barbara Nivison and husband Clifton; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren and numerous other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and seven brothers and sisters.

A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at Alton Baptist Church Cemetery.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.