Patricia Lewis Matzer (2018-11-01 15:02:22)

Patricia Lewis Matzer, age 89, of Banner Elk, North Carolina passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville, NC.

She was born on November 13, 1928 in Seminole County, Florida, the daughter of the late Meriwether (M.G.) Gaines Lewis and Maurine Bass Lewis.

She was preceded in death by her Parents; Two Husbands, Kenneth Chesley Talbert, Sr., Rudolph Frank Matzer; Two Sons, Kenneth Chesley Talbert, Jr., Randolph (Randy) Karl Matzer; Cousin, Barbara Lewis Lester.

A long time summer resident, Patricia moved permanently to Banner Elk in 2015 where she became a member of Banner Elk Presbyterian Church. She graduated from Landon High School in Jacksonville, FL and attended the University of South Carolina for three years, where she was an avid member of the cheerleading squad. She finished her Bachelor's Degree at Jones College in Jacksonville, FL. She enjoyed puzzles, knitting, classic movies and all sports, especially the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Jacksonville Jaguars. She had a special place in her heart for Frank Sinatra and his music.

Patricia leaves behind to cherish her memory her: Son, Michael Talbert of Jacksonville, FL, Daughter, Gale (Gary) O'Neill of Citrus Heights, CA, Cousin, Meriwether Porter Kelly of Jacksonville, FL, Cousin, Charles Porter of Jacksonville, FL, and her feline companion, Madigan.

A Memorial Service for Patricia Matzer will be held on Saturday November 3, 2018 at Banner Elk Presbyterian Church at 2 PM with Reverend Feild Russell officiating.
A Reception will follow the Memorial Service in the King Fellowship Hall.

The Family would like to offer a Special Thank You to Patricia's Friends and Church Family.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to: Banner Elk Presbyterian Church P.O.Box 158 Banner Elk, NC 28604

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The care of Patricia and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
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