Ms. Wilma Dean Hudgins Patterson, age 79, of LaFayette, GA died Monday, November 28, 2011 at her home. Ms. Patterson was born April 6, 1932, the daughter of the late Major and Maude Rooks Hudgins. Ms. Patterson was a retired weaver at Mt. Vernon Mills. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Patterson. Ms. Patterson is survived by a daughter, Peggy Gaston; grandchildren, David Steven Henderson, Sherry Henderson Allen, John and Tina Blackwell; great grandchildren, David Steven Henderson II, William Tyler Suits, Jacob Ashmore Allen, Joshua Miles Allen, Jackson Curt Blackwell, John Rilley Blackwell, Thomas Ryan Blackwell; and a great great granddaughter, Ashlynn Lei Burkhalter. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2011 graveside at Summerville Cemetery with Rev. Rickey Studdard officiating. Interment will follow. Active pallbearers will be grandsons.