Myrtle Crenshaw Patterson, 97, entered into eternal peace on July 19, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, Kansas. In her final days she was surrounded by her children and close family friends that she touched during her life. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Second Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Larry E. Jones officiating, burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Friday, July 26, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Johnson Funeral Home. Memorial Contributions have been designated to the Good Shepherd Hospice House.
She was preceded by her beloved husband of 51 years, McKinley Patterson, Sr.; her devoted son, Raymond Patterson (2014); her parents John Crenshaw and Maud Crenshaw Hughes; and siblings, Carrie Black, Berline Harrison and Eric Crenshaw.
She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her loving children, Arlene Courtney, San Antonio, Texas; McKinley Patterson, Jr., Denver, Colorado; Virgie Lee Baldwin, Junction City, Kansas; Annette (Chuck) Lewis, Daly City, California; Marion Smith, Aurora, Colorado; Betty (Brian) Coleman Junction City, Kansas; Yvonne Warren, Junction City, Kansas; Babbette (Walter) Carr, Junction City, Kansas; Tracy Smith, Aurora, Colorado; and Valerie Guy, Junction City, Kansas.