Marie pattillo Obituary

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Marie R. pattillo

July 10, 1920 - January 28, 2013
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PATTILLO, Marie Drake – Age 92, went to her heavenly home on Monday, January 28, 2013 as her children stood by her side. She was a resident of Birchwood Meadows in Flushing, MI. Marie was born in Cullman, Alabama on July 10, 1020, the firstborn of Amel and Nora (Wilhite) Drake. She married Herman Pattillo on June 14, 1942. During W.W.II Marie worked at Brookley Field Air Base in Mobile, AL repairing airplane altimeters. In 1954, they moved to Flint, MI and in 1962 Marie took a position at Sears as a seamstress in the Men's suit dept. She retired in 1983. Marie was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved us all...
PATTILLO, Marie Drake – Age 92, went to her heavenly home on Monday, January 28, 2013 as her children stood by her side. She was a resident of Birchwood Meadows in Flushing, MI. Marie was born in Cullman, Alabama on July 10, 1020, the firstborn of Amel and Nora (Wilhite) Drake. She married Herman Pattillo on June 14, 1942. During W.W.II Marie worked at Brookley Field Air Base in Mobile, AL repairing airplane altimeters. In 1954, they moved to Flint, MI and in 1962 Marie took a position at Sears as a seamstress in the Men's suit dept. She retired in 1983. Marie was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved us all unconditionally. She took pleasure in cooking big family dinners and cobbler pies were her specialty. She also enjoyed working outside in her flower and vegetable garden. Marie had a great sense of humor and a strong faith. She was an active member at Mayfair Bible Church until her health failed. She is preceded in death by her husband, Herman Pattillo, sister, Frances Carlton, sister, Naomi Cartledge and brother, Euel Drake. She leaves her family of three children, Terrell (Carol) Pattillo, Vincent (Mary) Pattillo, and Cathleen (Tom) Spomer. Grandchildren, Mark (Jennice) Pattillo, Gwen (Paul) McDonald, Lana and Alex Spomer. Great grandchildren, Chloe McDonald, and Aubree and Bradyn Pattillo. Brothers, Hansel (Lottie) Drake, Wallace (Sue) Drake, Franklin (Ellen) Drake and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at the Reigle Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 1 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Services will be held Friday, February 1, at 11 a.m. at Mayfair Bible Church on Pierson Rd. Visitation beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of service. Contributions may be made to the youth dept. at Mayfair Bible Church. The family wishes to extend our appreciation to the staff at Birshwood Meadows for the special care given to our mother these past two and a half years.

"Cathy and Family, Very blessed are those that had the gift of Marie's grace in their lives. When my mom shared the news of Marie's passing I began crying..." (Boulder, CO)

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