Doretha Patterson

September 29, 1937 ~ July 12, 2019 (age 81)


Doretha Webb Bynum~Patterson, was born September 29, 1937 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Mattie Holloway and Jerry Webb.

Doretha attended Rockford West High School and Rockford School of Practical Nursing. 

Doretha was employed with United States Postal Service; she earned her Realtors License; and worked for the State of Illinois Department Health for 30 years as an LPN.

She was joined in holy matrimony with Thomas H. Bynum, Jr. who preceded her in death. She later married Eddie Patterson who preceded her in death. 

Preceded in Death by her loving parents Mattie & Jerry Webb and brother Cleophus McDonald Webb.

She leaves to cherish her only child, Arnold T. [Michelle] Bynum.

Grandchildren: Arnold T. [Victoria] Bynum II, Aaron H. Bynum, Andriana [Andrew] Doonan.

Adorable Great-Grandchildren: Jackson O., Ryan P. and Peyton K. Bynum.

Nephew: Pastor Michael [Susie] Sowell - Special Cousin: Jacqueline Charles - Special Cousin: Jonita Rodgers – Lifelong Friends: Dorothy Green, Marie Sykes, Mary Graham - Cousin: JeromeWilliams - Loving Neighbors: Timothy & Lori Pennington.

Special thanks to Doretha’s many loving Family Members, Friends and the St. Paul Church of God in Christ Family.

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Funeral Service
July 19, 2019

11:00 AM
St Paul Church of God In Christ
1001 Bishop Washington Ave
Rockford, IL 61102

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