Corina Perez Patterson, 89, died on January 3, 2023. She was born on December 10, 1933 to Sylvestre and Refugia Perez.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Deacon Joe Patterson and numerous brothers and sisters.
Corina is survived by her children Jose Patterson Jr. and wife Laura, Jimmy Patterson and wife Linda, Jesse Patterson and wife Miroslava, Jerry Patterson and wife Mary, Cindy Patterson Hernandez and husband Paul and Cynthia Patterson-Lopez and husband Adrian, grandchildren Rudy (Audrey) Gonzalez, Erica Patterson, Jimmy Patterson II, Haydee (Nathan) Ramos, Jerry Patterson Jr., Jacob Patterson, Joshua Patterson, Patricia Lopez and Carolina Lopez, great-grandchildren Auralee Rey Gonzalez and Abby Marie Ramos, sister Alicia G. Perez, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Raised in Encinal, Corina married her high school sweetheart and the couple settled in Cotulla and raised their family. They were very active in the Catholic Church and Corina volunteered her time with CCD classes. Corina also helped Joe as a partner in their various business endeavors and later in life was a valued employee for 25 years at her son’s insurance agency. Corina enjoyed traveling, being involved with religious functions, talking on the phone with her friends and family, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Friday, January 6 at Peters Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Services were held on Saturday, January 7 at 2 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed at the Cotulla East Cemetery.
Pallbearers included Jimmy Patterson II, Jerry Patterson Jr., Jacob Patterson, Joshua Patterson, Pablo Gonzalez, Pablo Gonzalez Jr. Honorary Pallbearers were Paul E. Hernandez and Adrian Lopez.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Peters Funeral Home, Cotulla.