Rev. Paton M. Zimmerman, Sr. The Rev. Paton MacGilvary Zimmerman, Sr., retired Detroit Conference clergy, went home to be with his Lord and his beloved wife, Virginia, on November 27, 2018. He was licensed first as a Local Pastor in 1977, Ordained a Deacon in the United Methodist Church in 1978, and subsequently an Ordained… Continue Reading Rev. Paton M. Zimmerman, Sr.