On September 22, 2007, BARBARA BENNETT; devoted wife of John W. Patterson and beloved sister of Melvyn Bennett. Also survived by seven aunts; Stella Bing, Iris Jones, Teareatha Orr, Gerusha Hamlett, Viola Bing, Lauretta Laurel and Gloria Youmans; one uncle, Isaiah Orr; four stepchildren, Christopher, David, Ronald and Susan with granddaughter Maya; adopted daughter Marshell with grandson Maxwell; devoted friends; Charlotte Allen, Wanda and Charlie Cromer and Cecilia McDaniel; many cousins, other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends at the Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church, 5901 Cedar Fern Court in Columbia, MD 21044 on Friday from 6 to 9 P.M. and Saturday after 9:30 A.M. where family hour will begin at 10 A.M. Services to begin at 11 A.M. Interment Druid Ridge Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Professional services entrusted to the Marshall W. Jones, Jr. Funeral Service, P.A., Gloria Adams Jones Directress, 410-327-4111.