Evelyn Snider Patterson



Evelyn Snider Patterson, 85, of Spencer passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Magnolia Gardens.

She was born July 10, 1931 in Rowan County, the daughter of the late Ethel Seamon Phelps and the late Arthur Phelps.

Evelyn graduated from Cleveland High School in 1948. She retired from PPG in Lexington.

She was a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 2nd husband Graham Snider; 3rd husband Orville Patterson; daughter Teresa Snider, grandson Michael Shane Beck and six brothers.

Left to cherish her memory is her sons Roger Snider (Freda) of Cooleemee, Mitchel Snider (Shirley) of Salisbury; daughters: Kathy Wilkins (Bill) of Cleveland, Phyllis Padgett (John) of Salisbury; brother Cecil Phelps (Mary Ruth) of Salisbury; fourteen grandchildren; thirty-one great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren with one on the way.

She was a loving mother; sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and friend to all who will be dearly missed.

Graveside Service: 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 28 at Rowan Memorial Park with the Rev. Donald McIntyre officiating. Rowan Memorial Park is located at 4125 Franklin Community Center Road, Salisbury, NC 28144.

The family will be at the residence of Mitchel Snider at other times.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church of Christ, 2925 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144 in her memory.