Shirley Evans Patterson, 72, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2019.
Born Dec. 10, 1946 in Forsyth County to the late Roscoe and Minnie Evans, she lived in Dawson County most of her life. Shirley did live a few years in Pickens County and was formerly employed by Lexington Components in Jasper.
She attended Juno Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy T. Patterson; and brothers, James Evans, and Vernie Evans.
Surviving are her sisters and brother-in-law, Annie and Billy Roland, of Dawsonville; Tilda Eller Hobgood, of Woodstock; brothers and sister-in-law, Cleve and Mildred Evans, of Dawsonville, Bige Evans, of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Tammy and Matt Butler, Jessica Patterson; a special niece, Jane Lewis, of Acworth; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. March 23 at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dennis Bottoms and Tommy Weldy officiating. Interment followed in the Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 4 to 8 p.m. March 22 at the funeral home.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.