Patsy Norris Alt
Patsy Norris Alt
  • January 5, 1941 - September 29, 2017
  • Erwin, North Carolina

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Patsy Norris Alt, age 76, of Erwin passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at Rex Hospital.

She was born January 5, 1941 in Harnett County the daughter of the late Hubert Norris and Ada Moore Norris. She is also preceded in death by her beloved husband John Donald Alt Sr.; sisters, Lola Strickland and Lillian Jackson; and brother, Roy Norris.

Patsy was a devoted member of the Church of God of Prophecy Parsonage in Erwin where she held roles such as care group leader, taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and a Women’s Missionary Leader. She was a lady of deep faith who loved the Lord with all her heart. Patsy loved all animals and was known to take in numerous strays along the way. She enjoyed gardening and loved to tend to the flowers that grew in her yard. More than anything, Patsy was devoted to her family and loved to be surrounded by the generations of family at any given time.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Allan A. Alt of Raleigh, NC and John Alt and wife Angie of Smithfield, NC; daughter, Janet Cotten and husband Rev. Wesley of Duncan, NC; grandchildren, Cheri Simcox (Roger), Mykal Amendola-Alt, Steven Alt, Geoffrey Alt, Ali Alt, Cheyenne Cotten, Jordan Alt and Jansen Alt; great grandchildren, Sterling Simcox and Wyatt Simcox; brother, Rev. Robert Norris; niece, Norma Wrench; step-children, Mike Autry (Teresa) and Sharon Autry, step granddaughter, Katie Autry; and numerous other beloved family and friends.

A service will be held 7:30 PM Friday, October 6, 2017 at Erwin Church of God of Prophecy, 105 2nd Street, Erwin, NC 28339. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

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Cromartie Miller Funeral Home, 401 W. Cumberland Street, Dunn, NC 28334. 910.892.2077