ASHEBORO- Rose Fincher Patterson, 83, of 213 Ridge Street, Asheboro, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Cleveland Pines Nursing Center in Shelby.
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Mrs. Patterson was born in Salisbury on Dec. 5, 1929, to William and Bertie Eddleman Fincher. She was a graduate of UNC-Greensboro and was a member of Alpha Upsilon Chapter-Delta Kappa Gamma. Rose was retired as an elementary music teacher with Asheboro City Schools and was a member of Central United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Hassel Patterson; and her brother, William "Buddy" Fincher Jr.
She is survived by her sons, Darrell Patterson and his wife Wendy of Shelby, Pat Patterson and his wife Jen of Port Orange, Fla.; daughter, Laurie Patterson of Asheboro; and grandchildren, Holly, Genna, Galen, Brett, Ian, and Jeremy.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Central United Methodist Church, 300 South Main Street, Asheboro.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Friday at Central United Methodist Church
Officiated By: Dr. Terry L. Matthews
Burial: Randolph Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Patterson family
Memorials: May be made to the Central United Methodist Church Choir Fund or Building Fund, 300 South Main Street, Asheboro, NC 27203; or the Randolph Community Concerts Association, P.O. Box 372, Asheboro, NC 27204
Online Condolences: www.pughfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Apr. 26, 2013