Betty McKinney Patterson



Reidsville, NC

Betty McKinney Patterson, 79, a resident of the Penn Nursing Center , died Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Annie Penn Hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00PM Monday, February 5, 2018, at Thompsonville Baptist Church, where she was a member, and burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Rockingham Co., she was a daughter of the late Jesse Whitt and Margaret Jones McKinney and had lived in the Williamsburg Community most of her life. She was a home maker and was preceded in death by sisters; Barbara M. Walker, Ann M. Harrell, and Lois M. Minor, and by a grandson; Jason Patterson.
Surviving is her son; Keith B. Patterson (Cindy) of Reidsville, daughter; Rhonda P. Ward (Dale) of Reidsville, brothers; Jesse W. McKinney (Shelby) of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Joseph E. McKinney (Christine) of Reidsville, and Thomas W. McKinney (Ann) of Reidsville, sisters; Nancy M. Shreve of Burlington and Brenda M. Stephens (Larry) of Greensboro, grandchildren; Joshua Patterson (Wendy) and Christopher Hankins (Jennifer), great grandchildren; Austin, Alexyss, Abygail, and J. B. Patterson and Addison and Avery Hankins.
The family will see friends from 2:00 till 3:00PM Monday, February 5, 2018, at Thompsonville Baptist Church and at other times at the home of her daughter; Rhonda P. Ward 2910 Swallow Rd. Reidsville, NC 27320. The family would like to thank the staff and management of the Penn Nursing Center for their care and concern throughout Mrs. Patterson’s stay. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Patterson family. Online condolences may be made at