Samuel Stephen Patterson, 9, of Little Rock died Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. Born in Little Rock, he attended Arkansas Baptist School and the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas.
Survivors include his parents, Bobbi Dawn Bennett Patterson and Gregg Stephen Patterson of Little Rock; two brothers, Bennett Patterson and George Patterson, both of Little Rock; grandparents, George and Barbara Patterson of Gwynedd, Pa., and Bob Bennett of Pine Bluff; and great-grandmother, "Mamma Crick" Keith of Leachville.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) at Ruebel's Funeral Home, 6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial cemetery in Little Rock.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider donating in the name of Sam Patterson to the Make a Wish Foundation of Little Rock, 2822 Cottondale Lane, Little Rock, AR 72202.