"The Lord is my Shephard; I shall not want. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever." 23rd Psalm. Katie Belle Snellgrove Patton passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021, at Golden Age Healthcare in Denham Springs, at the age of 93. She was a native of Bayou Chene, longtime resident of Port Allen and current resident of Denham Springs. After graduation, Katie worked at United Gas and then went on to work at Allie's Department Store. Visiting will be at Wilbert Funeral Home in Port Allen on Thursday, April 8th, from 9 a.m. until time of religious service at 11 a.m., conducted by Chaplain Robert Leverett. Burial will follow in Grace Memorial in Plaquemine. Katie is survived by her four sons, Robert Patton of Prairieville, Patrick Patton, Thomas Patton, both of Baton Rouge and David Patton and wife Renee' of Denham Springs; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy Verret of Plaquemine; brother-in-law, Earl Patton; sister-in-law, Patsy Duck all of New Iberia. Katie was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Joseph Alfred "Joe" Patton Jr.; daughter, Bridget E. Patton; beloved granddaughter, Amy Bennett; great-grandson, Sean Bennett; parents, Louis and Frances Millet Snellgrove; three sisters, Selma "Sally" Doiron, Virginia Johnson and Hyacinth Verret. Katie deeply loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was outgoing and charitable and was always ready to help any person in need. To extend her generosity, please send memorial donations to The Samaritan's Purse (www.samaritanspurse.org
) in lieu of flowers. The family would like to extend thanks to Golden Age Healthcare, especially Ashley and the Pastoral staff with Life Source Hospice. Please share memories at www.wilbertservices.com.