James Thurman Patterson

James Thurman Patterson, 60, of Cecilia, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Hardin County, and a member of Rineyville Baptist Church. He served in the United States Navy before working as an inspector for Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Patterson; two brothers, John and Daniel Patterson; and grandparents, Archie and Bertha Caswell and Thomas and Lynn Patterson. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Carol Patterson; mother, Mazell Patterson of Rineyville; step son, Mike Gerfen of Arkansas; and two brothers, David Patterson of Rineyville and Mike Patterson of Elizabethtown. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Monday at Rineyville Baptist Church with Bro. Jerry Shaklett officiating. Burial will follow in Rineyville Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home and continues at 12 p.m. Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rineyville Baptist Church Building Fund. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Monday, March 18, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Rineyville Baptist Church


Monday, March 18, 2019 starting at 2:00 PM
Rineyville Baptist Church