Lennie L. Patterson of Salem, passed away on Nov. 26, 2011. She was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Tallapoosa County, preceded in death by her parents, Earnest and Althy Clyde Strong. Patterson was a lifelong resident of Lee County.
She was retired from Ampex Corp where she worked as a supervisor for a number of years. Lennie was very family oriented and was the backbone of the entire family. She enjoyed her flowers and took special interest in their care.
Lennie is survived by her husband, Grover E. Patterson; six children, two stepchildren, Thomas Scavonie of West Point, Ga., Linda (Luke) Archie of Dothan, Larry Patten of Michigan, Laura Hay of Valley, Rosa Coker of Beauregard, Cindy (Ed) Davis of Waverly, Tony (Kim) Patterson of Opelika, Rhonda (Rick) Boddie of Auburn; brothers, Danny Strong of Michigan, Sellars Strong of Valley, Woodrow Strong of Michigan; sisters, Rebecca Johnson of Salem, Agnes Rogers of Troy; grandchildren, Terri Lynn, Angie, Jamie, Kimberly, Dannielle, Joey, Steffiny, Jeremy, Sonja, Jennifer, Alex, Ashlie, Anthony, Michael, Jody, Caden, Brandy; 22 great grandchildren; and her puppy, lil Precious.