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Elizabeth Mcclure Patillo

April 4, 1928 — September 14, 2012

Elizabeth (Betty) McClure Pattillo was born in Shaw, Mississippi April 4, 1928 and grew up in Greenwood, MS with a lively extended family that honed her wonderful sense of humor. While attending Blue Mountain College, Betty was an engaged member of the illustrious Euzelian Society. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Drama along with many friendships that have lasted a lifetime. Betty married H. G. "Pat" Pattillo in 1950. They celebrated 61 years of marriage last October. She nurtured and guided four children with love and an endless supply of patience. Her gentle pleasant nature enveloped a core strength of the highest integrity and character. Her deep faith carried her through the challenges that life brings. She was a quiet guiding force for many. Betty treasured her friends in Decatur Presbyterian Church, Book Club and her exercise group of which she was an active participant at age 84. Affectionately known as Big Mom, she forged a unique bond with each child, grandchild and great-grandchild which includes Beth Parker, Wylci Fables, Bob Pattillo, Lynn Pattillo Cohen, Bree Pattillo-Abel, Kathlyn Pattillo, Gus Pattillo, Alexandra Pattillo, Azeo Fables, Ioven Fables, Emily Cohen, Jack Cohen, Copeland Abel and Zadie Abel. In lieu of flowers donations to the Decatur Presbyterian Church and Blue Mountain College www. bmc.edu can be made in her memory. Please join us for a celebration of her life at Decatur Presbyterian Church on Monday September 17 at 11:00 AM. A reception in the Fellowship Hall with follow. A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory.

Funeral Home:
A. S. Turner & Sons
2773 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA
30033

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Timothy United Methodist Church

5365 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

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Monday, September 17, 2012

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Decatur Presbyterian Church

205 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA 30030

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