Jeriann passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing at the age of 54 years. She was born in Bay City on August 10, 1965 to the late Sylvester and Orila (Neveau) Benson. On November 9, 1984 she married James Patterson and he passed away on August 13, 2017 after 32 years of marriage. Jeriann worked for various Michigan Public School System and retired in 2016. She enjoyed traveling and loved being with her family and her grandchildren.
Jeriann is survived by her sons, Timothy and wife Danielle and Kyle Patterson; grandchildren, Molly, Amelia, Olivia, Violet, Rowan and Abigail. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Scott Benson.
At the request of Jeriann cremation has taken place, a memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Gephart Funeral Home. Officiating will be Mary Ann Helie. Friends may call at the Gephart Funeral Home on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to make a memorial contribution to the wishes of the family. For online condolences www.GephartFuneralHome.com