Sister Ruth Patterson entered this world on November 25, 1943 to Louise and Preston Turner. She departed this earthly plain on November 25, 2012. She was educated in the Terrell County School System. She was a faithful member of Jehovah's Witnesses until her illness. Although her physical strength diminished, her faith in the Lord did not. She was united in Holy Matrimony to Howard Patterson, Sr. and to this union seven children were born. She had two children and one sister to precede her in death. She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Howard Patterson, Sr.; sons, Alphonso (Jackie), Tracy, Donnie (Janet), Deshson (Laterrie), Howard Jr.; grandchildren, Adrian, Brittney, Courtney, Brenda, Alphonso Jr., Aijlon, Treshon, Eterrie, McChel; her loving mother, Louise Turner; sisters, Yvonne, Clementina, Valerie, Lucille (Laries); Aunts and Uncles, Ruby Hargrave (Melvin), Hattie (Johnnie), Mattie (Judge); sisters-in-law, Helen Prophet, Minnie Robinson (Doug); brother-in-law, Will (Peg Ann) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.