Julia Belle Patterson, 92, Augusta, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
Visitation Sunday 1-6 p.m., family will be present from 4-6 p.m., at Headley Funeral Chapel; a service to celebrate her life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at the First Baptist Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
Julia was born in Leon, Kan. on Feb. 9, 1920, to the late Lillie Dorothy (Andrews) and Willard Gaskill. She was a homemaker who had also worked in a grocery store, a shirt factory and volunteered at Wesley Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church. On Feb. 9, 1940 she married W. Harry Patterson in Wichita, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Delmar and Elmo Gaskil.
She is survived by: sons, Don Patterson and wife Loretta of Augusta and Ted Patterson of Skiatook, Okla.; three grandsons, Tony Patterson and wife Sara of Beaumont, Texas, Mike Patterson of Augusta, and Andrew Patterson and wife Sarah of Augusta; and three great-granddaughters, Sadie, Piper and Jordan.
Family requests donations to First Baptist Church or their library 1501 State Street Augusta, KS 67010.