In Loving Memory
Patsy Shaffner Kye

5/01/1942 to 11/22/2003

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Mrs. Kye, of Charlotte, passed away Saturday, November 22, 2003, at Carolinas Medical Center. She was 61.
Mrs. Kye was born May 1, 1942 in Elkin, NC, to the late Dorothy Shaffner Mullis. She worked for years as a greenhouse gardener. She loved her role as 'Teardrop' with the Carolina Clowns, where she entertained children, worked with handicapped kids, and marched in parades. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 26, 2003, at Green Memorial Baptist Church, 1324 The Plaza, in Charlotte, with the Reverend Buzz Harrison officiating. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park in Harrisburg. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 PM Tuesday, November 25, at Lowe Funeral Home, 4715 Margaret Wallace Road.

Mrs. Kye is survived by two daughters, Beverly Combs and husband, Bob, and Beth Metzker and husband, Bill; a son, John Mark Mullis, Sr. and wife, Cindy; grandchildren John Mark Mullis, Jr., Amy Metzker, Rachel Perez, and Emily Metzker; and a great grandson, Jason McRae.
In addition to her mother, Patsy was preceded in death by her stepfather, Carl Mullis and her husband, James Kye.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Green Memorial Baptist Church, 1324 The Plaza, Charlotte, NC 28205. Lowe Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Kye.

Published in the Charlotte Observer on 11/25/2003.