Pattie Mae Swisher

Published 1:29 pm Monday, February 19, 2018

Pattie Mae Swisher, 94, died on Feb. 16, 2018 at The Gardens in Statesville.

She was born on June 6, 1923 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Humphrey Clay Hodgson and the late Nealie Camille Peacock Hodgson. She was a lifelong member of Clarksbury United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for more than 50 years. She was also active in the church. She enjoyed gardening, especially growing flowers and crocheting.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Wintfred C. Swisher in 1977; her sisters, Lutelle Phillips, Mona Kamps, Lena Harris, Mary Eva Snider; and brothers, Arzie Hodgson and Carl Hodgson.

Survivors: a son, Ricky E. Swisher; sister-in-law, Ruth Hodgson; special friend, Marie Heath; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Clarksbury United Methodist Church in Harmony. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd, Statesville, 28625; or Clarksbury UMC, 924 E Memorial Hwy., Harmony, 28634.