Emma Moody Patterson

December 25, 1920May 11, 2020

A graveside service will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. Tuck Taylor will officiate.

Emma was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest S. Patterson, Sr. and a son, Eugene Patterson. She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Emily and Peter Bryant, Edna Earle and Billy Raper, Emma Lee and Oland Barnes, and Libby and Allan Daniell; son, Ernest S. Patterson, Jr.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be directed to West Nash United Methodist Church, 2200 Nash St. N. Wilson, NC 27896, of which she was a charter member.

Funeral Services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to


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