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Marie Butler Patton

Services for Marie Butler Patton, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Saturday, May 2, at Alexander Junior High School auditorium withburial in Carver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 7 p.m. at R.E. TylerFuneral Home with family present from 6 until 7 p.m.

Miss Patton, 81, died April 28, 2009, at her residence. She wasborn in Brookhaven on June 21, 1927, to Cammie Butler and Josie MaeGreen Butler.

She attended Alexander Colored School. She had served 28 yearsas secretary and city dispatcher for the City of Brookhaven. Shewas a member of Kynett Pilgrim United Methodist Church inBrookhaven.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her sisters, RosemarySmith Houston and Margarette B. Mark.

Survivors are her son, Scott Smith, of Brookhaven; a brother,James Smith, of Lynwood, Ill.; a sister, Elise Mae Cross, ofBrookhaven; her nephews, Willie W. Smith, John Lewis, EddieJohnson, all of Brookhaven, Jamie Smith, of Atlanta, Ga., andAnthony Cobb, of Marina, Calif.; and her nieces, Rochelle Mackabee,Connie Smith, Marcella Bates, all of Brookhaven, and Tracey Smith,of Gurnee, Ill.