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Sandra "Sandy" Patterson

MYRTLE BEACH -- Sandra "Sandy" Jane Patterson, 63, of Little River, S.C., passed away Tuesday, Oct.14, 2008, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, in the McMillan-Small Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Susan Pillsbury-Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home, and immediately following the service at By The Sea Hotel, North Myrtle Beach.

Sandy was born May 5, 1945, in Rock Hill, S.C., and was a daughter of the late Hutchison White Harrison and Mabel Elizabeth Faulk Harrison. She moved to the Myrtle Beach area 21 years ago coming from Rock Hill and at the time of her death was the manager of the By The Sea Hotel in North Myrtle Beach. Sandy was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Rock Hill.

Surviving are her husband, Charles G. Patterson of Little River; two daughters, Elizabeth McDowell of North Myrtle Beach and April Coble (Roger) of Greensboro, N.C.; five grandchildren, Holly, Evan, Logan, Collan and Savannah; one great-grandchild, Emma Lillian.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the American Heart Association, 1113-44th Ave. N. Suite 200, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Sandy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to everyone.

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McMillan-Small Funeral Home is serving the family.