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Ida Mae Patillo

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.