James “Bud” Patton

Gray Court – James “Bud” Henry Patton, 83, of Georgia Road, widower of  Mary Frances Shaw Patton, died Saturday, May 13, 2023 at Prisma Health Greenville.

Born in Kannapolis, NC, he was a son of the late Crawford Napolean and Ethel Hollingsworth Patton. He was of the Methodist faith and was a retired truck driver.

Surviving are four sons, Jimmy Patton (Claudia) of Lexington, N.C., Jerry Patton (Janice) of Mocksville, NC,  James Henry Patton II of Waterloo, and John Patton of Ware Shoals, four daughters, Judy Jacobs of Adairsville, GA, Judy Ann Elledge (Charles) of Ware Shoals, Mary Lynn Smith of Cleveland, TN, and Frances Diane Patton of Belton, two sisters, Betty Jones of Lyman, and Margaret Dixon of Welford, twenty-one Grandchildren, thirty-three Great-Grandchildren, and three Great-Great-Grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, his parents, a brother, Robert Patton, and three sisters, Faye, Dode, and Dot.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at Parker-White Funeral Home Chapel, Ware Shoals, conducted by Mr. Tommy McClinton. Services will also be held at 1 PM on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Adairsville, Ga. with burial following in Midway Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Armuchee, GA

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends on Tuesday from 12 to 1 PM at Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals, SC  and on Wednesday from 12 to 1 PM at R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, GA prior to the services. Online condolences may be made at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com.

Service Details

  • Date: Tuesday, May 16,2023
  • Time: 1 PM
  • Place: Parker-White Funeral Home Chapel, Ware Shoals
  • Cemetery: Wednesday May 17, 2023 Midway Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Armuchee, GA
  • Visitation: 12-1 PM Tuesday at Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals
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