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Appalachian Funeral Services
Friday April 15th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel, Sylva, NC
Friday April 15th, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Betty Lou Patterson

Betty Lou Patterson, 81, of Sylva,  passed away Wednesday April 13, 2022.
A native of Gaston County, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Mildred Radford. Betty was a member of Tilley Creek Baptist Church and she enjoyed playing cards and watching game shows. She always loved having her family all together and spending time with them them all. 
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Bill Patterson, 2 brothers; William and Gene Radford and a sister, Maxine Rose.
She is survived by; Daughter- Wanda McCurry of Sylva 
Son- Lloyd Peterson (Debra) of Sylva
4 Grandchildren; Christopher McCurry, Jennifer Webb, Shannon and Damian Peterson.
2 Step Grandchildren; Wendy Berkman and David Mathis
8 Great Grandchildren, 2 step great grandchildren
Sister- Bobbie Stillwell of Gastonia
and numerous nieces and nephews also survive

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Friday April 15, 2022 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Clarence Rose officiating.  The family will be receiving friends from 1:00 pm till 2:00 prior to the Service at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Parris Cemetery in Sylva, NC.

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Wanda sorry for your loss. She will live in our hearts forever.

Spike. Donald Radford Apr 19 2022 8:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Patterson

Cassie Elders Apr 19 2022 5:25 PM

Wanda so sorry for the loss of your dear sweet momma. Love and prayers for you and your family ❤️

Linda Hall Stiles Apr 14 2022 1:07 AM

Wanda I am so sorry to hear of the death of your mother. She was such a nice person! May she rest in peace!

Lisa Boynton Apr 13 2022 10:42 PM

So sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with the family!

Jessie Wilson Apr 13 2022 7:16 PM

Wanda and family sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you all.

Martha Russell Apr 13 2022 5:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Patterson

Martha Russell & Scott Deitz Apr 13 2022 4:54 PM