Alice Marie Patterson, 88, of Abingdon, Md., died Oct. 19

Alice Marie Patterson, age 88, left this earth for the arms of her Savior on Oct. 19, 2020, at her home in Abingdon, Md.

Born in Irish Creek to Walter Lee and Beatrice Clark, she later married the late Harry Francis Patterson. A faithful member of McCutchen Presbyterian Church in Buena Vista, Alice gladly served the church by playing the piano for over 25 years. Alice treasured her family, enjoyed craftwork and crocheting, and loved chickens - real or collectible.

Alice is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Steve Hartland of Abingdon; son, Kennan Patterson of Fairfield; grandchildren, Nathan (Sarah) Hartland, Aaron (Alissa) Hartland, Andrew (Bekah) Hartland, Matthew (Jennifer) Hartland, Albert Simpkins, Frances (Tommy) McArtor, Zachariah McCambridge and Jacob (Stacy) McCambridge; 14 great-grandchildren with one on the way. She also leaves behind Lillian Wade and Lucille Ramsey, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family and friends who will dearly miss her.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her beloved daughter and granddaughter, Pamela McCambridge and Christine Patterson.

A second (family-only) viewing will be held at Harrison Funeral Home on Monday, Oct. 26, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The burial and graveside service held shortly after at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens at 2 p.m. will be open to friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

 

The News-Gazette

The News-Gazette Corp.
P.O. Box 1153
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-3113

Email Us

Facebook Twitter

Latest articles

  • 1867 Election Notables

    ALL 12 CHILDREN of Cornelia and William Washington likely gathered at the time of William’s 1903 funeral for this photograph in Michael Miley’s Lexington studio. Cornelia is seated in front (second from right); William may well be the subject of the portrait spotlighted on the back wall. William Lee Washington Jr. stands just below the portrait, in a white tie (back row, fifth from left). (courtesy of W&L Special Collections.)

    Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00am
  • Article Image Alt Text
    Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00am
  • BOBBY PERRY SR.
    Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00am