GASTONIA - Patsy "Pat" Bailey Alexander, 61, passed away Dec. 5, 2012, at her home.
She was a Gaston County native, born August 26, 1951, daughter of Louise Huffstickler and the late James A. Bailey.
Pat was a loving mother and grandmother, who loved planting and tending her garden. She was a member of Arrowood Baptist Church, Bessemer City.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Hinkle Ray-field Jr.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia.
In addition to her mother she is survived by daughters, Julie McDonald, Crystal Hope and her husband, George; brother, Ray Bailey; sisters, Evelyn Costner and Kay Bright; grandchildren, Phillip Hope, Brooke Sanchez, Megan McDonald; great grandchild, Cheyanne Wagner.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by: sister, Hazel Marie Bailey.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.