Born March 20, 1944, at Braeholm, she was a daughter of the late Charles O’Neil and Virginia Stellis Browning Vance. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Gary “Soapy” Morgan.
Patty was a retired general manager for the Pizza Hut at Raleigh, N.C. Before moving from the Man area, Patty worked at Man ARH, Man Community Health Foundation, and Dr. Reddy’s office. From 1974 until 1985, she was a Miss Softball America coach in the Man area. When in Man, Patty attended the Becco United Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish her memory include three children, Kimberlee “Kim” (William Tripp) Morgan of Franklinton, Gary Michael “Mike” (Vicki) Morgan of Sanford, N.C., and Deidra (Franklin) Goodman of Chapmanville; one sister, Lily (Del) Toler of Santa Fe, Texas; two brothers, Charles “Buzz” (Sue) Vance of Lundale and Kenny (Laura) Vance of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Gary Morgan and Eric Tripp, both of Franklinton, Steven Morgan of Sanford and Alexandria Goodman and Candace Goodman, both of Chapmanville; mother-in-law, Ernestine Morgan of Fayetteville; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Daniel and Naomi Morgan and June Morgan, all of Fayetteville; many nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at the Becco United Baptist Church at Becco with Rev. Denver McClellan officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Pallbearers will be family.
Visitation will be from 6- 9 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.
Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man is in charge of the arrangements.