Nancy Leckie Patterson
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CHINA GROVE - Mrs. Nancy Louise Leckie Patterson, 63, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at her home.
Born July 19, 1949, in Lumberton, she was the daughter of the late Henry Miller and Maude Geneva Hines Leckie. Mrs. Patterson was a graduate of Western Carolina University, majoring in Social Studies, and received her masters in European History from UNC Chapel Hill.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Her profession was as a history and psychology teacher at Concord High School. Her hobbies included reading and needle work.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Bill Goins.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Roy A. Patterson Jr., to whom she was married July 1, 1973; her son, Alexander M. Patterson of China Grove; sister Gail L. Goins of Greenville, N.C.; nephews Billy Goins of Raleigh and Eric Goins of Princeton. She is also survived by great-niece and great-nephew Brianna and Ayden Goins; and brother-in-law Ronnie Patterson of Bloomington, Ill.
Visitation is Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove with memorial service at 7 p.m., also at the funeral home, with Rev. George Yates, minister.
Special thanks to Dr. Robert Higgins; the staffs of Levine Cancer Center, Carolinas Medical Center; and caregivers Jennifer Carroll and Tiffany Perry with Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis NC 28081; or Levine Cancer Institute, 1021 Morehead Medical Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.linnhoneycuttfuneralhome.com
Published in Salisbury Post on Dec. 29, 2012