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April 24, 2014

Debbie Suggs Patterson

SUMNER — Debbie Suggs Patterson, 54, of Sumner died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with a private burial to be held at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

Mrs. Patterson was born on June 18, 1959 in Tift County and was the daughter of William Bruce and Christine White Suggs, both deceased. She was a supervisor at Queen Carpet and Avondale Mills, and then worked at Wal-Mart as a stocker.

Mrs. Patterson is survived by her husband, Winiford Patterson of Sumner; one son, Clint Patterson of Sumner; three daughters and one son-in-law, Carly Patterson of Sumner, Kristie Patterson-Brown and husband Donovan of Gainesville, and Keli Patterson Walden of Charleston, S.C.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Bruce and Valerie Suggs of Lake Placid, Fla., Timothy Suggs of Tifton, and Luke and Cheryl Suggs of Lake Placid, Fla.; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Jackie Suggs of Ty Ty, Vonda and Morris Sapp of Tifton, Valerie and Kim Walker of Ty Ty, and Sheila and Clay Lane of Ty Ty; one grandson, Alex Walden; numerous nieces and nephews; and a personal family friend, Jacob Drawdy of Sumner.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Services for the Patterson family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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