Carmen Shirvette Patterson, 66, of Portland, Oregon, passed away on March 11, 2014, in a Portland hospital. Carmen was born in Mineral Wells, the daughter of Leon and Ernestine (Morris) Cross.
Carmen loved spending her spare time in her garden, where she loved to watch her labor blossom.
She leaves behind husband, Larry Patterson; children: Charles and Latrina Denson; sisters, Deborah (Cross) Walker, and husband, Wendell Walker, Ramona (Cross) Milton, and husband, Clarence Milton; brothers, Michael, Kenneth, Dexter and Kevin Cross; great aunt, Opal Morris; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be Friday March 21 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral service is Saturday, March 22, 2014, 10 a.m. at Hughes Chapel. Burial will follow at Pollard Cemetery.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.
Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home