She was born August 19, 1967, in Columbus, daughter of Reva Pridemore Musser, Pomeroy, and the late Charles E. Paterson. She was of the Baptist faith, and worked as a cook on a river towboat.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her sister, Charlene A. Paterson; grandmother, Bernice Justice; her late stepfather, Frank Musser’s sons and daughters; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Besides her father and stepfather, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Delbert and Annette Pridemore; step grandmother, Florence Musser; uncle, Ron Pridemore; and aunt, Debbie Bailey.
Funeral will be at noon Friday, January 8, 2010, at Birchfield Funeral Home, Rutland. Burial will be in Rutland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.