Denise H. Patterson, 59, of Chesterfield, VA died Sunday, May 26, 2019.
She was the daughter of the late Denton L. Haywood and Bruce O. Haywood.
Denise is survived by her husband, Frederick Patterson; daughter, Angela Patterson; son, Frederick D. Patterson; and three step-daughters Tunisha Patterson; Coya Gonzales; and Jacqueline Patterson-Nance (David). She is also survived by six siblings, Aurelia Johnson; Joy Adams; Bruce Yvonne Glass (Ryland); Sabrina Baker (Larry); Derry Haywood; Linnie Lloyd; and Aleta Bitting (Milton); a brother who preceded her in death, Johnnie E. Paige; six step-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Denise served in the United States Air Force from April 1981 – March 1990. After an Honorable discharge, Denise pursued a career in nursing. She attended Hampton University and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1996. She served both professions with compassion, loyalty, and diligence.
Denise’s funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Midlothian Baptist Church, 11840 Lucks Lane, Midlothian, VA 23114. Final rest will conclude at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 24 at 10300 Pridesville Road, Amelia, VA 23002.