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Jerry Joe Patton

 Jerry Joe Patton, 62, of Murphy, N.C. passed away Friday June 2, 2017. 
Jerry was the son of Frank and Lillian Martin Patton. Jerry was a loving husband and father. Jerry enjoyed gardening, woodworking and helping people. He was a member of Owl Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, RJ, Paul and Morris Patton; sister-in-law, Phyllis Patton; brothers-in-law, Merle Kephart and Randal Anderson.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Brenda Patton; sons, Dr. Morris Patton and Jeremiah Patton and wife Samantha; sisters, Joyce Kephart and Carol Anderson; and two sisters-in-law, Helen and Ruth Patton.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Murphy. Revs. Eddis Dockery and Keith Raper officiated. Pallbearers were Larry Kephart, Andrew Cheeks, Norman Roberts, Aaron Roberts, Alex Roberts and Stephen Anderson. Honorary pallbearers were Clifford Maney, Claude Craig, Max O’Dell and Kenneth Dockery. Burial was in Owl Creek Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m.,  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Murphy.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Gideons International, PO Box 140800 Nashville, TN 37214.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home, www.townson-rose.com, is in charge of all arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997