Patsy Alexander

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

Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 853-1300

Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 7, 2012