Ida Mae Patillo

Published 3:07 pm Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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Ms. Ida Mae Patillo passed away Saturday at WellStar WGMC.

She was born April 13, 1942 in West Point, Georgia to the parentage of the late Berry Patillo and Louise Hutchison-Smith.

She united with the Jehovah Baptist Church at an early age; and later served faithfully at the House of Prayer Worship Center.

“Big Girl”, as she was affectionately known, retired from West Point Pepperell’s Dunson Mill after twenty-five plus years of service.

Survivors include four sons:  Alvin Williams and Arthur Patillo, Columbus, Georgia; Johnny Patillo, LaGrange, Georgia; and Willie C. Patillo, Atlanta, Georgia; one daughter, Ethel Mae Harris; twenty-two grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, and twenty-two great-great grandchildren; three sisters:  Josephine Marshall, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Betty Jean Heard, West Point, Georgia; and Rosa Reid, LaGrange, Georgia; two brothers, Willie Joe Patillo, Riverdale, Georgia; and Ernest Patillo, Chattanooga, Tennessee; along with an array of nieces, nephews, and relatives.

The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. The Service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Jehovah Baptist Church Cemetery.

The excellent care of Ms. Patillo is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.