Funeral services for Ila Mae "Sally" Patterson Owens were held on Feb. 13 at San Felipe Methodist Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Doug Laws officiating. Internment was held at Brookside Cemetery in Houston at 3 p.m. Visitation was held at the church at 9 a.m. Friday morning.
Sally was born in Singleton and raised in
Aldine. She married J.L. Patterson and helped run the family Texaco
service station. She was also past President of the Aldine PTA, an
election judge, and worked in the Aldine School District Tax Office
for 15 years.
Sally is survivied by her daughters Patsy Gresham of Houston, Ginger Nethery of Luling, and Fay Rice of San Felipe; sister Myrtle Dewberry and husband Harold; brother Curtis Wren and wife Martha; grandchildren Glen Gresham and wife Robin, Clyde Nethery and wife Kathy, Carrie Smith, Gene Nethery, Dayne Rice and wife Karla, and Destry Brobston and wife Lori, and 13 great grandchildren.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents,
Bryant and Beulah (Taylor) Wren, husband O.D. Owens, sisters Bebee
Dueitt, and Otha Simpson, and brother Arnold Wren.