BETTY LOU SMITH PATTON
Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Lou Smith Patton, age 81, of Northport, formerly of Berry, were held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 2 p.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Peters officiating. Burial followed in the Hopewell – Rosehill Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Patton died Tuesday, May 7 in Tuscaloosa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Paul Patton; son, James Richard Patton; three sisters and five brothers.
Mrs. Patton was born March 18, 1938 in Walker County to the late Willie Edgar and Nora Smith. She retired from American Olean Tile, Inc. in Fayette many years ago. Survivors include her daughter, Gerane Baker; grandson, Michael Dedeaux; and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were her nephews, Mark Patton, Brad Patton, Jimmy Clark, Denver Clark, Larry Clements, and Bill Smart.
Honorary pallbearers were Comfort Care Hospice of Tuscaloosa for providing assistance the past months of her life.
A special thank you to her nurses, Keisha, Lauren and Aerial and aide, Lamesha.
Also, a special thank you to her loving sitters, Kendra Browning and Melissa Hallman. They provided her with tremendous love and care in the last months of her life.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in her name to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation by going to www.alzheimersresearchfoundation.com.
Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.
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