Mary K. Patterson, age 68, of Forest Park, formerly of Lanett, Ala., passed away Friday May 27, 2005 at Christian Ministries Hospice in Riverdale. She is survived by her husband of 50 years Robert Patterson; son, Andrew Patterson, Forest Park; daughter and son-in-law Angela and Rodney Pruet, Pinson, Ala.; grandchildren, Scott and Adam Tyson; sister, Jean McCarley,Valley, Ala.; many nieces and nephews. Mary served on the Clayton County Board of Education from 1978 until 1992 and many other PTA functions. A graveside service will be held Sunday, May 29, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Sherwood Memorial Park, Jonesboro. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mama, we all love you and we know you are no longer in pain. Horis A. Ward - Parkway Chapel, Forest Park is in charge of arrangements. 404-366-3522.