Mrs. Nancy Louise Leckie Patterson 63 passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at her home. Born on July 19, 1949 in Lumberton NC, 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 recieved 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 is her husband Roy A. Patterson Jr., to whom she married on July 1, 1973, her son Alexander M. Patterson of China Grove and sister Gail L. Goins of Greenville NC, nephews Billy Goins of Raleigh and Eric Goins of Princeton NC. She is also survived by great neice and great nephew, Brianna and Ayden Goins and brother in law Ronnie Patterson of Bloomington Il.
Visitation will be on Monday from 6:00 til 7:00 at Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove with memorial service at 7:00 also at the funeral home with Rev. George Yates, minister. Special thanks to Dr. Robert Higgins and their staff of Levine Cancer Center, Carolinas Medical Center, and caregivers Jennifer Carroll and Tiffany Perry with Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County. In liew 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 Dr. Charlotte, NC 28204. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.linnhoneycuttfuneralhome.com