Dallas, NC - Geraldine Blanding Patterson, 53, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021, at CaroMont Health Medical Center in Gastonia, NC.
Geraldine was born in Anderson County to the late John and Dorothy Richardson Blanding and was employed as a cook with Next Level Nursing Home in Gastonia. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Geraldine leaves to cherish loving memories her husband, Curtis Patterson, Dallas, NC; two grandchildren, Quantavious and Dion' Dre Blanding; two step-son, Travis and Curtis Fowler, all of Anderson, SC; two brothers, Loneill Richardson, London, England and Christopher Blanding, Greenville, SC; two sisters, Joyce Richardson, Texas and Cotenna Adams (Charlie), Anderson, SC; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, mother-in-law, Lillie Patterson Williford, special aunt, Margaret Richardson, other relatives and many friends.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her two sons, Xavier and Roytavious Blanding, her parents, brother, Ryan Richardson, sister, Cynthia Richardson Moore, and grandson, Nylan O’Neal Blanding.
Graveside services are 3 pm Saturday, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Belton, SC with Rev. Paul Garrett officiating. Public viewing is Friday from 4 - 8 pm and Saturday from 9 am until 2 pm.
The family is at the home of her sister, Cotenna Adams, 3805 Shawnee Avenue, Anderson, SC.