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Lola Whitehead

August 24, 1953 - September 2, 2022

Lola Patterson Whitehead, 69, of Appomattox entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior on September 2, 2022 at her residence. Lola was the the daughter of the late Robert E. Patterson., she is survived by her loving mother Ola May Woodson of Farmville Va., she was also preceded in death by her brother Michael Patterson. Lola is survived by her loving children Delores Patterson of Appomattox, Lea Wilson (Chris) of Appomattox, Latreshea Moore(Stephan) of Appomattox, and David Patterson (April) of Lynchburg, Va., she also survived by her brothers, Charles Jackson, of Farmville, and Robert Patterson of Appomattox, and sisters Natalie Austin of Newport News, and Patricia Williams of Newport News., also leaving to cherish her memory are her grandchildren, Shaquan Moore, Rashaun Moore, Josh Wilson, Shay Wilson, Damon Patterson, and great grandchildren, Destiny Patterson, Kylen Wayne Moore, Aniyah Moore, Kylan Wilson, Laila Moore, Isaiah Wilson, Khalani Wilson, she also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She also leaves a few special friends, Nancy Walker, Jean and Larry Shaver, Rebecca Chambers and Jean and Vince Robinson, Ann Morton.
Lola was a faithful employee of Thomasville Furniture for over 30 years, until they closed. She was also a member of First Rock Baptist Church of Prospect, Va., Lola was all about her family, she would do anything for her family and friends, she also loved gardening and cooking. A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 8, from 5 – 8 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. A homegoing celebration will be held Friday, September 9, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg.

Always in your Heart
Picture me as I was, Full of life and love.
Although not with you now, I’m watching from above.
I know how much you miss me, And I miss you too.
It was my time to leave, As each of us will do.
Although not in your arms, I’m always in your heart.
The precious love we shared, means we’re never far apart.

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So sorry for your loss, my sympathy and condolences to you all 🙏

Posted by Georgia Elliott on September 8, 2022

My deepest sincerest condolences to the family... Rita will truly be missed... Calvin & Marcella (Annette) Watson

Posted by Marcella Watson on September 8, 2022

I am so very sorry. She was a beautiful and friendly woman, and I know she will be missed.My sympathy for your loss.

Posted by Kim Wright on September 8, 2022

Auntie I will truly and deeply miss you . I'm so grateful to have had the opportunity to have been in your life . Sending all my LOVE to THE MY FAMILY

Posted by Sharonda Patterson on September 8, 2022

so sorry to hear that your mom, sister, daughter Rita was such a good friend and a nice person you want to meet we worked 3rd shift together in the morning we would come to my house and have breakfast, so sorry she will be missed. God be with you'll.

Posted by Linda Scruggs on September 6, 2022

Prayers from the Cassell's Crystal, Mike, and Jessie.

Posted by Crystal Cassell on September 5, 2022

Rita was a wonderful neighbor for over 20 years. So kind and good hearted she will be missed. What a special lady. My condolences to her family. 🙏🏻

Posted by Tracy Lukeman on September 4, 2022

For 26 years Rita has been our family and great friend she will be missed.We love you Rita till we meet again❤️

Posted by Jean & Larry Shaver on September 4, 2022

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