Patricia Ann Oates
age 66, of Bessemer, Alabama, passed away on September 23, 2010. She was preceded in death by her father, Howard Stephenson; brother, Pete Stephenson; husband, Bobby Oates. Survivors: son, Jack Wade; daughter, Deneice Gibbs, Jill Hale, Kimberly Buck; mother, Elizabeth Stephenson; sisters, Katrina Bigbee, Priscilla Piazza, Geneva Morris, Reda Campbell, Terrie Bailey, Jerrie Jones; brothers, Howard Stephenson, Jr., Curtis Stephenson, Terry Stephenson; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Sparks Gap Missionary Baptist Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with burial in Greenpond Presbyterian Cemetery. Rev. Johnny Thacker officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 24, 2010 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home.