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Obituary: Ann M. (Batts) Patterson, 86

Ann M. (Batts) Patterson, age 86, of Shelbyville, Tennessee, passed away at Lynchburg Nursing Center on Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Ann was born in Ashland City, Tennessee, on July 25, 1935, to the late Henry Floyd Batts, Sr., and Salome (Smith) Batts Sanders. She was a member of the Cheap Hill Church of Christ and before retiring worked in bookkeeping and sales at Harveys and Castner Knott.

Ann was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jimmy S. Batts; and sister, Gayle Barber.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Jim Patterson; son, Joe Evans; daughters, Beverly A. Peralta (Allen); Robin S. Johnson (Allen); grandchildren, Heath Young (Crissy), Jarred Young (Natasha), Brandy Graves (Shawn), Elizabeth Gentry (Justin), Kyle Stovall (Beth), Brad Evans, and Justin Evans (Brittany); multiple great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Jo Jackson and Hope E. Duke; brother, H.F. (Glenda) Batts, Jr.; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ann’s memory may be made to Will-Smith Cemetery. Cheatham County Funeral Home, LLC 615-792-2552 on-line condolences at


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