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Elizabeth "Lib" Patty

March 5, 1947 — January 31, 2022

Mooresboro, NC


Elizabeth “Lib” Bostic Patty, age 74, of Mooresboro, passed away Monday, January 31, 2022, at Atrium Health-Cleveland Pines in Shelby, NC.

Elizabeth was born Wednesday, March 5, 1947, in Cleveland County to the late Dewey Edward Bostic and Worthy Jane Eaker Bostic. She was a graduate of Crest High School, class of 1965 and worked for Cone Mills-Cliffside Plant for over 30 years. She was a past member of Gantt’s Grove Baptist Church and a present member of High Shoal Baptist Church. Lib enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and reading.

Left to cherish fond memories are her son, Mark Patty of Mooresboro, Pam Stanton of Cherryville, NC; grandson, Brandon Patty (Amanda Baht) of Boiling Springs, NC; two brothers-in-law, Joe Bennett of Mooresboro and Larry Whitener of Forest City and numerous other family members and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of forty-two years, Oscar Junior Patty; four sisters, Geneva Bennett, Mattie Sue Whitener, Mary Street, and Alice McKinney, companion and friend Bobby Whisnant.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 5, 2022, with Reverend Shane Adkins, Reverend Scott Caldwell, and Reverend Leroy White officiating. Interment will follow at Gantt’s Grove Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at Dialysis Clinic, Inc. on South Lafayette Street in Shelby, NC, Shelby Medical Associates (Dr. Besson and Paula Sides, RN), Levine Cancer Institute Cleveland (Dr. Cambareri and staff), and Dr Millie Long and staff at UNC Healthcare in Chapel Hill, NC for their care and compassion.

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, February 5, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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1251 US-221, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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