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Sylvester "SP" Patterson, Sr.

October 13, 1930 ~ April 30, 2017 (age 86)

The Piano Brothers
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Sylvester "SP" Patterson, Sr., 86, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, passed away peacefully at 7:10 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

​Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017 at New St. Matthews Baptist Church located at 3966 Hwy 311 in Houma. Burial will follow in Holy Rosary Mausoleum.

​He is survived by his wife Elaine Diggs Patterson; son, Gregory C. Patterson, Sr.; daughter, Terry Lynn Patterson-Swan; ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

​He was preceded in death by his son Sylvester Patterson, Jr.; grandson, Kolby Patterson; parents, Charles Patterson and Lerino Nichols Stewart; grandparents, Hayes and Mary Collins; mother-in-law, Mary Smith; and father-in-law, Herman Diggs.

​He was a retired Superintendent with the State of LA Department of Transportation Development and a US Army veteran.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
May 5, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New St. Matthews Baptist Church
3966 Highway 311
Houma, LA 70360

Funeral Service
Friday
May 5, 2017

11:00 AM
New St. Matthews Baptist Church
3966 Highway 311
Houma, LA 70360

Interment following funeral service
Friday
May 5, 2017

Holy Rosary Cemetery and Mausoleum - Houma
East Park Avenue
Houma, LA 70360


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