Betty Mae Walker Patterson

KINSTON - Betty Mae Walker Patterson, 84, of Kinston passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harriett and Ollo Walker; her husband, Ralph Eugene Patterson Sr.; and daughter, Sally Mae Patterson. Mrs. Patterson was a homemaker and member of Neuse Baptist Church. She loved going to the beach, her cats, tending to her flowers and especially her family. Survivors include her daughters, Beatrice (Bea) Marie Patterson Burns and husband Bernie, of Newport News and Merry Ann Patterson of the home; sons Ralph Eugene Patterson Jr. and wife Sallie, of Charlotte and Charles (Chuck) William Patterson and wife Bonnie, of Leesburg, Ga.; sister Ruby Walker Beans of New Philadelphia, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Denise Graves, Vickie Wauzinski, David Burns, Brian Burns, Jennifer Hoye, Desirea Hoye, Clay Patterson; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2014, at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Kincaid officiating. Burial will follow the service at Pinelawn Memorial Park. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Neuse Baptist Church Building Fund, Kinston, NC. Online condolences may be sent to howardandcarter.com. Howard-Carter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com. (Paid obituary)

Funeral Home

Howard-Carter Funeral Home - Kinston
1608 W Vernon. St.  Kinston, NC 28504
(252) 523-3177

Published in Free Press from Feb. 22 to Feb. 25, 2014