The Newnan Times-Herald


Larry C. Patterson

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Sep. 05, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Mr. Larry Claude Patterson, 79, of Newnan, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Piedmont Newnan Hospital.  

Mr. Patterson was born on July 6, 1938 in Banning, Georgia to the late Prince Albert Patterson and Lois Thompson Patterson.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Delores (Boots) Patterson; brothers, Shirley Patterson, Billy Patterson, Roy Patterson and Johnny Patterson; sisters, Florence Elizabeth Patterson and Linda Clark; grandchild, Azaria.  

Mr. Patterson retired from Food Depot and was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church. 
Survivors include his loving wife of 20 years, Gwen Davis Patterson; son, Robert Patterson (Kay) of Carrollton; daughters, Ann Hollaway (Earl) of Franklin, Patsy Laster (Andy) of Franklin, Doris Durrough (Randy) of Carrollton, Carrie Horsley (Blake) of Newnan and Kristin Cash of Newnan; brother, Terry Patterson (Suzie) of Franklin; sisters, Bernice Cochran of Newnan, Barbara Gentry of Bremen and Faye Hite (Wendell) of Sharpsburg; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.  
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. F. D. McWorter, Rev. Dan Odom and Rev. Scott Harmon officiating.  Interment will follow at the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church in Banning. Family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.  

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723