Patterson, Lavina E., age 92, formerly of Williamsport, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Lavina was a school teacher for 35 years. She was also active in the Circleville Senior Center, and a member of Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Washington Court House. Lavina loved to travel and had visited most of the United States. She also loved people, she volunteered for many organizations, including an Indian Reservation, while travelling the nation.
Lavina is preceded in death by her husband, Benton W. Patterson; her parents, Robert and Julia Piper; brothers, Captain Prescott Piper, and Robert Allyn Piper.
She is survived by her children, Linda (Larry) Reid, and Michael (Doneeta) Patterson; grandchildren, Robin (Andy) Bennett, Miki Lynn (Aaron) Bowling, Brian (Bethany) Reid, and Shelley (Doug) Stonerock; 11 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; brother, Kenneth (Norma) Piper; sister, Loraine Brown; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Family will greet friends from 4pm-7pm on Friday, June 26, 2015 at PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 W. Main Street, Mount Sterling, OH 43143. A funeral service will follow, starting at 7pm, on Friday. Lavina will be laid to rest at Greenlawn Cemetery, Frankfort, OH at 10am, Saturday, June 27th, 2015. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Good Shepard Lutheran Church, 1003 N North St, Washington Court House, OH 43160.
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