Kathlyn Aldridge Patterson
Kathlyn Aldridge Patterson
  • August 15, 1920 - April 29, 2017
  • Charlottesville, Virginia

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Kathlyn Aldridge Edwards Patterson, age 96, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, after being cared for lovingly by her son Marvin Edwards in her final years.

Kathlyn was a former Salvation Army Captain, summer camp director, Methodist Sunday School Director and Teacher, secretary, and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She loved being outdoors in nature, was an active hiker and hike leader, helped maintain trails, kayaked, rafted and canoed. She especially enjoyed her rafting trips in the Grand Canyon. Other special places she visited and enjoyed included Hawaii, Alaska, Florida, and Israel.

Kathlyn made a positive difference in many people's lives. She always put others before herself. She loved being in service to others.

She is survived by her three children Laura Edwards, Marvin Edwards, Jr., and Judith Edwards Johnson; two grandchildren--Bryan David Edwards (wife Colleen and children Abby and Nathan) and Mark Adam Johnson (wife Marissa Glading).

Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 1:00 pm at the Corinth United Methodist Church, 23 West Williamsburg Road, Sandston, VA 23150, 804 737 4837. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to Corinth United Methodist Church.