James Alvin Patton, 85, of Dayton, died Saturday, June 29,
2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.
James was a lifetime resident of Rhea County and a member of
the Church of God Ministries International in Dunlap, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, Uncle Bill and Maw.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Sutton Patton; four sons,
Franklin William and Peggy Patton, Alvin Ray and Julia Patton all of Evensville and Timothy Lester
and Lisa Patton and Richard Allen and Pat Patton all of Dayton; one daughter, Rachel LeEllen and
Jeremy Connor of Dayton; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coulter Garrison
Funeral Home with the minister of Church of God Ministries officiating. Burial will be at
The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.
www.coultergarrisonfuneralhome,com to share condolences.
Arrangements by Coulter Garrison
Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tennessee 37321.