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Emily Patterson McCraw

Emily McCrawEmily Patterson McCraw, 85 of Rocky Mount, VA died Tuesday, December 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Edward and Mary Fralin Patterson; husband, William McCraw; sisters, Mary Ann Woody and Frances Nix; brother, Robert “Eddy” Patterson. She is survived by a sister, Evelyn Dowdy; sister- in-law, Linda Patterson; and brother-in-law, Thomas Nix; also surviving are several nieces and nephews along with their families.

Emily was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. She was a retired school teacher from the Franklin County Public Schools. She taught for 34 years. Also, she was a member of the Franklin County Retired Teachers Association and Alpha Delta Kappa Upsilon Sorority.

Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 with Dr. Bob Greene officiating. Interment will follow at the Patterson Family Cemetery. Her family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.