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Patterson, Sharon A.
Sharon A. Patterson, 60, of Alpha, Illinois died Sunday August 22, 2010
surrounded by her family and friends after a 13th month battle with Lung
Cancer.

Services are 11:00 Am Thursday at the Peterson Wallin Knox
Funeral Home in Alpha. Burial is in the Woodhull Cemetery. Visitation is
from 5-8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home where a memorial fund will be
established. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com

She was born December 12, 1949 in Allenville, Wisconsin a daughter of
Ray and Lenore Cummins Hamer. She graduated from Pontiac Twsp High
School and attended Evergreen Beauty School in Evergreen Park, Il. On
September 21, 1968 she was united in marriage to Dennis R. Patterson at
the Alpha Baptist Church. He died October 10, 1992.

Sharon owned and operated her own Beauty Shop in Alpha and Ophiem, Il
and was later employed as a Clerk with Growmark Distribution Center in
Alpha for 26 years retiring this year.

She was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed doing craft work and sewing.
Sharon took great pride in her home and yard and was the first recipient
of the Alpha Beautification Award. She loved her family and enjoyed her
grandchildren.

Survivors include a daughter, Lorie (Rick) Hungate of Joliet, Il, 2
sons, Michael Fat Rock Patterson of Alpha, Ron (Sherry) Patterson of
Florida, 3 grandchildren Jack and Riley Ann Hungate of Joliet ,Cherish
Traff of Florida and a brother Gary Hamer of Alpha, Il.

Her parents and her husband preceded her in death.
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