Patsy Stevens Alderson of Halifax County passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on May 11, 1938 and was 82 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Melvin “Sonny Buck” Stevens and the late Lucille Edwards Stevens. She was married to the late Nathaniel Roosevelt Alderson.

She was of the Baptist Faith.

Patsy S. Alderson is survived by her son, Mark Alderson (Lisa) of Sutherlin; grandchildren, Steven Alderson of Danville and Cheryl Alderson of Richmond; a host of nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Shotwell of Alton.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Alderson; three brothers, Jerry, Lawrence and Roger Stevens; and one sister, Lois Shields.

A graveside service was held Saturday, May 23, 2020, at noon at Alderson-Hodnett Family Cemetery, Keeling with the Rev. Carl Burger officiating.

For memorials, consider Laurel Grove Volunteer Fire Department, 2081 Laurel Grove Rd. Sutherlin, VA 24594 or Clover Volunteer Fire Department, 1020 North Gayle St., Clover, VA 24534.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.