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Marcella I. 'Sally' Patterson Stewart

Friday, July 13, 2012

Marcella I. "Sally" Patterson Stewart, 92, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Asbury Towers.

Born Dec. 25, 1919, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of John L. and Opal O. (Grimes) Patterson and was a graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Roy Stewart on May 13, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 3, 2009.

Survivors include her five children Richard Stewart, Coatesville, Betty McGill and husband, Paul, Marsha Romalia and husband, John, all of Greencastle, Judith Osting and Carol Richardson and husband, Jerry, all of Palm Bay Florida, 10 grandchildren Rick (Kari) Stewart, Marci (Travis) Grimes, Randy Stewart, Jeremy Osting, Scott (Megan) McGill, Courtney (Rob) Kwon, Jennifer Romalia, Matthew (Felicia) Romalia, Vanessa (Emory) Blake and Lauren Richardson, 12 great-grandchildren, three brothers Jack (Wanda) Patterson, Donald (Adrienne) Patterson and Keith (Joan) Patterson, all of Greencastle, three sisters Doris McMains and companion, Ray, Sue Inman and Kay (Bob) Gilley, all of Greencastle, brother-in-laws Carl Leslie, Don (Vandetta) Stewart, sister-in-laws Norma Patterson, Norma Jane Miller, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings John L. "Junior" Patterson, Edith Fall, Virginia Pulliam, Robert Patterson, Joan Leslie and Furman Patterson.

Sally was a 50-year survivor of cancer, a wonderful wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother, a great cook and the person who was always there for her family.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., on Monday, July 16, 2012, at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Chaplain Jim Staggers officiating. Interment will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 16, from 11 a.m., until time of services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian St., B-4 Indianapolis, Ind., 46260.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.