Mrs. Christine Prater Patterson, 59, of Shelbyville died Friday, June 1, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center. She was born October 31, 1952 in McDowell County, West Virginia; was a retired cook/waitress and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Estill Springs.
She was the daughter of the late Cecil Prater and Gaylene Ruth Price Tawwater and the wife of the late William Patterson. She was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Jane "Janie" Powell and a brother, Frankie Calvin Prater Sr.
She is survived by two daughters, Teresa Lawson (Charles) Leverette, Ruth Lawson Arnold; a son, Allen Jasper Lawson Jr. of Shelbyville; two sisters, Charlotte "Charlie" John of Shelbyville, Anna Cunningham of Tullahoma; two brothers, Timmy "Rudy" Prater of Lynchburg, Donnie Ray Prater of Shelbyville; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 3:00 P.M. Sunday, June 3rd, at Hillcrest Funeral Home, Revs. Jeanette Moore and Joshua Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday evening from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.