Patricia "Trish" Petty Andrews, 83, of Staley, passed away surrounded by her loved ones at her home on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.
Mrs. Andrews was born in Chatham County on May 3, 1939, the daughter of Lonnie and Jessie Perry Petty.
She was raised in Silk Hope, and graduated from Silk Hope School in 1956 as the Salutatorian and basketball star. Patricia was a member of Moon's Chapel Baptist Church. She retired after working as a Clerk and Carrier for over 20 years with the US Postal Service. She loved reading or watching game shows, and enjoyed a good murder mystery. Patricia was famous in the kitchen cooking, and making bread. She enjoyed trips to the mountains, and collecting teddy bears and nutcrackers. Patricia adored her time with her family, especially her grand and great-grandchildren.
Patricia is survived by her husband of 67 years, Wayne E. Andrews; sons, Dennis Andrews and wife Donna, Keith Andrews and wife Kelly, Kevin Andrews, Greg Andrews and wife Melanie, and Lori Andrews; grandchildren, Austin, Grayer, Audrey, and Hayes Andrews, Lane Andrews, Allison Moody and Ashley Hudson, and Samantha Andrews; and 3 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Patricia is preceded in death by her siblings, Elizabeth Ferrell, L.M "Buck" Petty, Adele Brooks, Charlie May Petty, Mazil Lee Petty, G.T. Petty, and Gwyn James.
A memorial graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Moon's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, 175 Moon's Chapel Road, Siler City, with Rev. Scott Faw officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Moon's Chapel Cemetery Fund, or to UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Andrews family.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com