Pat Bivens, age 79, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021.
She was the daughter of the late Fred and Maude Whiteside and was a native of Rutherford County. Pat was the widow of the late Wayne Bivens.
In addition to her parents and husband, Pat was preceded in death by one sister, Jean Upton.
She is survived by, two daughters, Susan Thomas and her husband Marty of Rutherfordton, and Vickie Townzen and her husband Larry of TN, one son, Scott Bivens of Forest City, two sisters, Terrie Davenport (Jonnie) of SC, and Sandra Bruke of SC, one brother, Steve Putnam of CA. Four grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at Cooper Springs Congregational Holiness Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.