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Clyde Wesley Patterson
1928 - 2014

Clyde Wesley Patterson, age 85, of Iowa Park, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 12, in Arlington.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Iowa Park with Rev. Glen Pearce officiating.

Burial was in Highland Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home of Iowa Park.

Clyde was born July 25, 1928 in Petrolia, to Elzy and Irene (Groves) Patterson.

He and Movelda Mason were married June 27, 1948, in Petrolia. He graduated from Petrolia High School in 1945 and finished Junior College in 1947 at North Texas Agricultural College. He has been a member of First Baptist Church of Iowa Park since 1955 where he served as an ordained Deacon since 1962. Clyde also taught fifth grade boys Sunday school class for 30 years and participated in church Mission Building trips. He enjoyed fishing and ranching and spending time at their vacation cabin in Eagle Nest, N. M. In his later years he enjoyed helping his son, Brent, in his veterinary work.

Clyde worked for S.G. Eddy’s Automotive Shop and Hodges Tire Company for 10 years prior to becoming co-owner/operator of Downtown Wheel Alignment in Wichita Falls for 28 years, retiring in 1985.

His parents; a brother, Paul Patterson; and a sister, Reva Nell Baker, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Movelda Patterson of Iowa Park; children, Wendell Patterson of Charlotte, N. C., Brenda Burnett and Brent Patterson, both of Iowa Park; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

The family suggest memorials be made to Lottie Moon Offering at First Baptist Church of Iowa Park.

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