Carolyn Carter Patterson

Carolyn Carter Patterson

July 11, 1946 - October 18, 2023
Chesterfield, Virginia

Carolyn Carter Patterson

July 11, 1946 - October 18, 2023
Chesterfield, Virginia


Carolyn Carter Patterson, 77, of Chesterfield, VA went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 in her home, surrounded by her family and her furbabies. She fought a courageous battle with melanoma. She was born on July 11, 1946 in Richmond, Virginia to the late Mary Louise and James Thomas Carter, Sr.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Robert Thomas Patterson; daughters, Tabitha Patterson Marek, Sheilah Danatte Patterson, and Tonya Dawn Patterson; grandson, Dylan Thomas Marek; her nine adored Kitties; and her Grandpuppy, Loki. She is also survived by her brother, James Thomas Carter, Jr. (Lynne); one niece; and three nephews.

Carolyn was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She found happiness in life by being a dedicated homemaker for her family. Her faith was unwavering her entire life even throughout her trying journey. She was a member of Matoaca Christian Fellowship church, and she was uplifted and grateful for the love, prayers, and support of her Church Family. Carolyn loved the beach and enjoyed many getaways at her beach house in Garden City Beach, South Carolina.

The family would like to thank Bon Secours Hospice and Chesterfield Fire & EMS for their assistance throughout her journey.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at Morrissett Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23834. Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Matoaca Christian Fellowship, 7700 River Road, Matoaca, VA 23803. Interment to follow at Dale Memorial Park, 10201 Newbys Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832.


  • Date & Time: October 24, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service
  • Location: 6500 Iron Bridge Road North Chesterfield, VA 23234 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 275-7828

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: October 25, 2023 (11:00 AM)
  • Venue: Matoaca Christian Fellowship
  • Location: 7700 River Road Matoaca, VA 23803 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 590-2375


  • Date & Time: No Date & Time
  • Venue: Dale Memorial Park
  • Location: 10201 Newbys Bridge Road Chesterfield, VA 23832 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 748-5843

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4 responses to Carolyn Carter Patterson

  1. So sorry to hear about Carolyn. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Wishing you the best and know you have my full support in every moment. I am thinking of you and your family and sending caring thoughts your way to support you through this.

  2. Richard Hall says:

    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of everyone and your all in my Prayers.

  3. Theresa domo says:

    sorry to hear about the loss of your mom may god watch over you/ your family in this most difficult time I again im sending my condolences to the family of carolyn patterson/merek family my heart goes ou to you in this most diffcult time sending prayers/ throughts to you all

  4. to the Merek family sorry for your loss, god has called his angel home she is now free from all her pain may she rest in peace, in this time of sorrow my thought’s / prayers go out to you all

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