Visitation, memorial service scheduled for T.J. Patterson

Visitation Friday, followed by memorial service Saturday morning
Former Lubbock City Councilman will be remembered during visitation on Friday, followed by a...
Former Lubbock City Councilman will be remembered during visitation on Friday, followed by a memorial service on Saturday morning.(Facebook)
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 4:35 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Visitation for former Lubbock city councilman T.J. Patterson has been set for Friday afternoon, Oct. 7, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church at 2220 Southeast Drive.

A wake will follow from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

The memorial service will be held Saturday morning, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. at Broadway Church of Christ, 1924 Broadway.

A Lubbock pioneer and prominent civic servant for decades, Thomas James (T.J.) Patterson died on Sept. 21, 2022, at age 85. He was Lubbock’s first Black council member, remembered as an activist, advocate, and community leader.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Patterson Library and the T.J. and Bobbie Patterson Scholarship at Texas Tech University.

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