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George Ira Patterson Jr.

George Ira Patterson Jr., 65, of Demopolis passed away August 11, 2017, at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi.

George was born June 18, 1952, in Demopolis to the late George Ira and Martha Mackey Patterson Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Sherry Doggett Patterson; daughter, Adele Malone (Garry); sisters, Elise Patterson Edwards and Louise Patterson Watt; grandchildren, Trey Malone and Anna Braswell Malone; nephews, Parke Edward (Brenda); niece, Martha Cradic (Zane); great nephews, Brooks Cradic and Brody Cradic: mother of his daughter, Lois Hitt Henderson.

Services were held Sunday, August 13, at 3 p.m., at First United Methodist Church in Demopolis with Rev. David Willis officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. Burial will follow in Demopolis Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Pallbearers were Randy Howell, Mark Crocker, Bill Weltin, Parke Edwards, Mike Grayson, Jerry Jackson, Charlie Partridge and Jimbo Ward.

Honorary pallbearers were the members of the Demopolis Lions Club.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the American Diabetes Association.