Mary Irene Patteson
Mary Irene Patteson
  • August 16, 1926 - January 6, 2016
  • S Charleston, West Virginia

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Mrs. Mary Keller Patteson, 89, of South Charleston, died Wed, Jan 6, at the home of her daughter, Marsha Miller, in Charleston. She was born in Charleston on Aug 16, 1926, a daughter of the late William H. and Maude Anna Moore Keller. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd P. Patteson, an infant daughter, Karen Sue Patteson and a sister, Margaret Keller Frame.

Mary was an active member of First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston and an elder and treasurer at the former Lydia Robson Memorial Presbyterian Church. She was a 1944 graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School and attended Morris Harvey College. She was a member of the Marshall University Big Green Scholarship Foundation and the Marshall Quarterback Club of Charleston. She enjoyed attending sporting events at Marshall and any events her granddaughter participated in, whether at home or away.

She is survived by her daughters; Marsha (Bill) Miller of Charleston and Mary Beth Patteson of South Charleston; her granddaughter, Sarah Miller; two sisters-in-law; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Jan 9, at 1 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston. Rev. Ken Locke will officiate. Burial will follow in the Preston Cemetery, Charleston. The family will receive friends Saturday after 11 am until service time at the church.

Memorial contributions may be given to First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston, 508 Second Ave., South Charleston, WV 25303