EMMA LOUISE PATTERSON JOHNSON

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NATCHITOCHES, LA

July 23, 1937-May 4, 2019

Emma Louise Patterson Johnson, 81, passed away May 4, 2019. A homegoing celebration will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11 at First Baptist Church Amulet, 1116 Amulet St., Natchitoches. Burial will follow at William Lawrence Cemetery, Natchitoches.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Whit Patterson and Beatrice Patsy Lyles; two daughters, Orelia “Mookie” Jackson and Terry Sue Dumars; four siblings, McKinley Guy, Bennie Whit Patterson, Ida Mae Patterson and Sarah Patterson; and one granddaughter, Destiny Danielle Patterson.

Those left to cherish her memory are one daughter, Patsy Ward Hoover; six sons, Walter Johnson, Perry Joe Johnson, Larry Patterson, Paul Johnson, Ronnie Patterson and Donnie Patterson; 20 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Eartis Beaudion and Orelia Bernstine.

The family wishes to thank Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, Natchitoches Nursing and Rehabilitation Home and Touch of Grace Home Health. Special thanks to the many loving patient caregivers who over the years provided companionship and support to our mother.