Mrs. Virginia Patterson Byers, wife of the late Mr. Warren G. Byers, of 132 Dixon School Road, Kings Mountain, N. C., died in the White Oak Manor of Shelby, on Sunday, January 12, 2014, after a long illness.
A native of Cleveland County, N.C, she was the daughter of the late Mr. Jasper W. and Mrs. Beatrice Robinson Patterson.
Mrs. Byers was a faithful member of the Mount Olive Baptist Church, Ada Chapter #7 of the Order of Eastern Star and the NAACP. She retired from the Kings Mountain School System after many years of service.
Survivors include, four daughters, Mrs. Ernestine B. (Robert) Pace of San Angelo, Texas; Mrs. Georgia B. (Earl) Alexander of Moore, SC; Mrs. Wanda B. Allen and Mrs. Judy B. Ross both of Charlotte, NC; two sisters, Mrs. Katherine P. Davis of Spartanburg, SC and Mrs. Hester P. Stevens of Gastonia, NC; two brothers, Mr. Alphonso Patterson of Baltimore, MD; and Mr. Robert (Ruth) Patterson of Kings Mountain, NC; five grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, three great great-great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, January 17, 2014 at The Mount Olive Baptist Church, Kings Mountain, NC with Reverend Charles L. Webber officiating.
Burial will be held in the Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon prior to the 1:00 PM funeral service.