Patterson, Wilkie Lenora

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Teacher of Mathematics, 1925-1927

Birth: 31 Dec 1902, China Grove, Rowan County, North Carolina
Death: 8 Aug 1990, Dallas, Gaston County, North Carolina

Willie Albert Patterson (1861-1936)
Minnie Lenora Corriher (1869-1957)

Mary Ophelia Patterson Cress (1894-1977)
Robert Lee Patterson (1896-1960)
Vera Sarah Patterson (1898-1902)
Simpson Wayne Patterson (1905-1984)
Chester Dewitt Patterson (1908-1989)
Thelma Ladema Patterson (1911-1928)
Evelyn Lena Patterson Smith (1913-2014)

Spouse: Paul Barrier Beatty (1887-1980)
Married: 23 Aug 1927, China Grove, Rowan County, North Carolina

Paul Barrier Beatty, Jr. (1931-2006)
Rachel Beatty Kahl
Marie Beatty Robinson
Patricia Beatty Moore

Elmwood Cemetery
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Source:, #125620154


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), 10 May 1946, 16.

Mrs. Wilkie Beatty Talks on ‘Child Care and Training.’

Mrs. Wilkie Beatty, past president of the Zeb Vance Parent-Teacher association, was guest speaker last night at a meeting of Charlotte Chapter No. 164, Women of the Moose, in Moose hall, 411 1-2 North Tryon street. She had her subject “Child Care and Training.”

At this “Chapter Night Program” attention centered on the child care and training committee’s outline of projects along this line in the order, with the committee, of which Mrs. Mary Webb is chairman, presenting the program.


The Charlotte Observer/The Gaston Observer (Charlotte, NC), 10 Aug 1990, p. 8

Wilkie Beatty

DALLAS – Mrs. Wilkie Patterson Beatty, 87, of Route 2, formerly of Charlotte, died Aug. 8, 1990, at home. Funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday at Our Savior Lutheran Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Carl Haynes will officiate. Burial is in Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte. Visitation is 7 to 9 tonight at Dallas Funeral Home.

Mrs. Beatty, a homemaker, was born in China Grove, daughter of the late Willie and Minnie Corriher Patterson and widow of Paul Beatty Sr. She was the past president of Church Women at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Charlotte, Church Women United, and Lutheran Church Women of N. C., and a charter member of Incarnation Lutheran Church. She taught at Mount Amoeanas Seminar [sic].

Survivors are her son, the Rev. Paul Beatty Jr. of Monroe; daughters, Mrs. Rachel Kahl of Brevard, Mrs. Patricia Moore of Charlotte; sister, Mrs. Evelyn Smith of Newton, Mrs. Marie Robinson; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church Building Fund, U. S. 321, Dallas, N. C. 28034; or Hospice of Gaston County, 990 Robinwood Rd., Gastonia, N. C. 28054.


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), 18 Aug 1927, 10.

The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), 22 May 1977, 65.