MEMPHIS, Tenn. — COGIC evangelist Louise Patterson, wife of the late G.E. Patterson and Presiding Bishop of Church of God in Christ, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022.
Mother Louise was 84-years-old.
COGIC released a statement mourning her passing.
"With heavy hearts we announce the transition of Evangelist Louise Patterson, wife of the late Bishop G. E. Patterson, who served as Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, 6th in succession. Mother Patterson was an anointed Woman of God with class, elegance, and graciousness."
A spokesperson for the family said Mrs. Patterson died peacefully at home. In a statement, they said, "Mrs. Patterson was a dedicated member and licensed evangelist with the COGIC denomination. As president and CEO of the Bountiful Blessings Ministries, Inc., Mrs. Patterson, served as the general manager of WBBP radio station, president of Podium Records, and author of the book 'A Real Pearl.'"
Funeral arrangements have not been announced.