Brenda Kay Patterson Black, 62, of 1408 Williamson Road, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016, at home, surrounded by her loving family and close friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Randy Scott (Hippie) Black. Brenda was born in Highland Park, Michigan on May 20,1953 to her parents, Louis and Juanita Patterson of Shelby.
Brenda was a very creative and vibrant woman. She enjoyed being outdoors in her garden, flower beds, and hiking. She also loved being at the beach, especially Topsail Island. Brenda was an avid craftsman, who made countless baskets and flower arrangements for people, parties, and gatherings. Music was very close to Brenda's heart. Her and her late husband shared a rock and roll band called "The Midnight Sun" for 20 years. Aside from her late husband, Brenda's greatest love was her family and friends. If love could of saved Brenda, she would have lived with us forever.
Survivors include twin sons, Robert Louis Mowery of Black Mountain and Richard Paul Mowery of Shelby; a sister, June Patterson Hersek and husband Rocky Hersek of Shelby; three brothers, Gary and wife Debbie of Shelby, Steve Patterson and wife Pam of Hollis, and Tim Patterson and wife Tina of Gastonia; three granddaughters, Cheyeane Mowery, Jessika Wilkie and Tressa Mowery; three grandsons, Cody Mowery, Dominic Mills and Andrew Mowery; ten nieces and nephews; a special family friend and caregiver, Tammy Cogdell Mooney and her dedicated dachshund, Tiny Girl.
A 5:00 pm memorial service will be held Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Royster Avenue Church of God, 507 Royster Avenue, Shelby, NC 28150 with Pastor Richard Shores officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Services are entrusted to Robert S. Morgan, Jr., Funeral Service Licensee, LLC of Fallston. Online condolences at www.rsmorganfsl.com.