Barbara Patterson Lane

Barbara Patterson Lane walked into heaven with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, February 3, 2022.  Barbara was born in Athens, Georgia January 22, 1931 to the late William Wyatt Patterson, Sr. and Lila L. (Pat) Moose.  In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, James Reece Lane and, also, companion of 32 years, John Quincy Barnes.


Barbara was a graduate of Harding High School.  She worked many years in the trucking industry with Central Motor Lines, Akers Motor Lines and Shippers Freight.  She was then employed by Hankins and Whittington Funeral Services for over 30 years.


Barbara enjoyed trips to the mountains and beaches with family and friends.  She loved her plants, flowers and gardening.  Barbara was a longtime member of Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church and most recently attended Kannapolis Church of God.


Barbara is survived by her son, Paige Lane (Jill) of Hendersonville; daughter, Sherry Bridges (Baxter) of Kannapolis; grandchildren Mallory Olson (Brad), Emily Queen (Matt), Erica Wright (Richard), Kyle Bridges (Shanie), Connor Bridges (Erica), Ashley Helms (Jason) and Jamey Bridges and 10 great-grandchildren.


The family will receive friends at 1:00 pm at Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, 1111 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28203 with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm.  Interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC  28208.