Lilly Frank Patterson, –passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at age 93. She was the beloved wife of the late Wallace T. Patterson, Sr., and the daughter of the late Maria and Joe Frank. Lilly leaves to cherish her memory, daughters, Mary Ann West (Percy), Loretta Baker, Patricia Thomas (Johnny), Burnedette “Linda” Gaines, Veronica P. Mitchell, Gilda P. Sanders, Debra P. Walker, and Lucille P. Allen (Dwayne); sons, Joseph Gaines (Limmie), Douglas Gaines, Sr. (Addie), Wallace T. Patterson, Jr., and Wayne E. Patterson (Lisa); godchild, Kevin Carter; 27 grandchildren; 57 great grandchildren; 31 great-great grandchildren; and several other relatives and friends. The Patterson family extends a heartfelt thank you to Passages Hospice and Touro Infirmary Hospital.
Family and friends, employees of CGI, Children’s Palace Academy, Luzianne Coffee Plant, Sodexo of Kansas City, Young Men Olympians, The Devastation and The Unknown Steppers, and Undefeated Divas and Gents, are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00AM at St. Maria Goretti Church, 7300 Crowder Blvd., New Orleans, LA.
Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.