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East Elementary School
Memphis, Tennessee

Mrs. J. Patterson  Mrs. Jo Patterson's Classes

Mrs. Jo Patterson taught at East Elementary for many years in the 1950s and 1960s, probably until she took over the school system's CLUE program, for academically talented and gifted students, in 1970. She was the wife of East High faculty member James Patterson ("Coach Pat").She died in Memphis March 26, 2001, at the age of 82.  An obituary is available. If you have more information about Mrs. Jo Patterson's life & service to East High, please let us know at

Mrs. Roebuck's 3rd grad class, 1962-63Mrs. J. Patterson's 3rd grade class 1959-60 school year. Girls in the top picture along with Mrs. Patterson, boys in the bottom picture.

These children would become part of the Class of 1969.

Photographs courtesy of Barbara SheppardMrs. J. Patterson's 3rd grade boys, 1952-53

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