"Bud'' Patterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Patterson, deceased, and the former Regina D. Franklin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Franklin of Warren, are celebrating their 35th anniversary today, June 19, 2011.
The couple were married June 19, 1976, at Friendship Baptist Church, with the Rev. William K. Richardson officiating.
Mr. Patterson is employed by North East Ohio Network in Austintown as the business manager. Mrs. Patterson retired from CSE LTD in 2000.
They have one son, Valdeoso Patterson Jr., and one daughter, Arayla M. Patterson of Warren.
They are members of the New Fellowship Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Avan M. Odom as pastor.