Published 1:04 pm Thursday, December 27, 2012

Shannon Swisher Patterson, 43, was born April 21, 1969, and passed away Dec. 24, 2012. She was a native of Lutcher and a resident of Gramercy.

She is survived by her husband, Mark Patterson, and her children: Emily C., Emily A., Lillian, Jacqueline, Kathleen, Wesley and Mark A. Patterson. She is also survived by her parents, John Swisher and Kathleen Matherne Swisher; her brothers, Vince and Johnny Swisher; her sisters, Patricia S. Loupe and Natalie S. Reeves; and her nieces and nephews: Lindsey Montz, George Loupe, Kaitlyn Loupe, Madison Reeves, Mikey Reeves, Olivia Reeves, Kamryn Montz and Clayton Montz.

Visitation will be on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1046 N. Airline Ave., Gramercy, and will resume at the Church on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., followed by religious services at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery in Reserve. Rose Lynn Funeral Services is in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit