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Edith Patterson

December 16, 1927 — February 16, 2024

Batesville, Arkansas

Edith Patterson, 96, of Batesville passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Circle of Life Hospice Home in Springdale, Arkansas.  She was born December 16, 1927 to Oliver Newton Franks and Ovella Tate.  She was a homemaker and a long time member of West Baptist Church.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend and will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know her and to love her.

She is survived by one daughter, Vonita Luster (Randy) of Rogers, Arkansas; a sister, Lois Winningham of Bono, Arkansas; three granddaughters, Desiree Davis of Batesville, Arkansas, Mary Beth Luster of California, Molly Luster of Rogers, Arkansas; a grandson, Daniel Ballard of Batesville, Arkansas; eight great-grandchildren, two great-great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews that loved her dearly.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Melvin Patterson; one daughter, Andrea Albert; five brothers, J.C. Franks, Floyd Franks, Roy Franks, Clyde Franks, and Joe Franks; four sisters, Hazel Elms, Alphea Love, Bessie Horton and an infant sister, Imogene Franks.

Funeral services will be on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 11:00AM at Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel with her nephew, Darrel Elms officiating.  Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville.

Visitation will begin at 10:00AM until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Winfred Franks, Danny Franks, Terry Franks, Rich Winningham, Ronny Love and Randy Luster

Arrangements are by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Qualls Batesville Funeral Service

546 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Qualls Batesville Funeral Service

546 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501

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