Funeral service for Mrs. Eva Lee Kent age 84, of Fayetteville, will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home, with Rev. Sonny Moore officiating. Burial will follow beside her husband Mr. Roy Kent in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Kent passed away August 9, 2016 at Lincoln Care Center.
A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Lee and Vernie Lee Pirtle Patterson. Mrs. Kent was a homemaker and member of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her son James Randolph; daughters Judy (James “Meaty”) Brown, Hope (Randy) Norris, Donna L. (Billy) May; step-son R.L. Kent and family; step-daughters Jean Gleghorn and Dorothy Nichol; brothers Billy (Peggy) Patterson, and Bobby Patterson; sisters Marie McCall, Daisy Harrison, Linda (Joe) Smith, and Deborah Strzelecki; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a special friend Catherine “Granny” McBay. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Joe Patterson and Jerry Patterson; and sisters Jessie Tanner and Frances Jackson.
Visitation with the family will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home.
Granny Eva, you were so sweet and kind to me ,you were always made me feel like family, so proud to have two of your great grandchildren . We love you.
God bless you and your family!! We pray that God will give you ALL comfort at this sad time!!
Our family knew hers years and years ago. I was very young. But we all looked forward to going to their house and them coming to ours. She was witty and always made us laugh. Go to heaven now and worship our LORD! Prayers for ALL your family. GOD give them peace.
Sry to hear thst hope i kniw u loved her very much god will greet her as a friend
I love you Eva!! You was such a special lady with a heart of gold !!! You always said I was your other daughter because I stayed at your house so much.
Donna was my sister from another mister?
You did a great job with ALL your kids and grandkids
Now go to heaven and listen
Mr Roy call those square dances like you use to do do!!
Praying for all the family
So sorry for your loss. My God be with you and your family.
Prayers for the family may God give you strength during this time.
So sorry to hear of Miss Eva’s death. She was such a sweet lady always so kind and loving. I will miss visiting with her when I go and see Catherine, granny. So funny how they called each other granny. Keeping you all in my prayers.
I am so sorry for your loss , You all will be in our prayers. Love you all.
Love and prayers to your family.