WADESBORO — A celebration for native creator Irene Harrington was held on January 22 at an occasion in her honor on the Hampton B. Allen Library.
Harrington just lately printed a guide concerning the lifetime of native educator, Dr. Altheria S. Patton. Intending to jot down simply six books, Dr. Patton satisfied Harrington to dip her quill again into the ink and write another guide, this time about her.
Patton has chosen to take up residence in Wadesboro for over sixty years, beginning out her lengthy and storied profession in Polkton, educating the elementary college students there the best way to attain for the celebs that shined over their desires.
Patton who bought her love of studying from her father, just lately had a road in Wadesboro named to commemorate her legacy. The previous Sikes Ave., now Dr. Altheria S. Patton Manner, is the road the place Patton has lived for about sixty years.
Harrington turned the occasion in her honor over to Dr. Patton when the birthday lady determined to make the journey over to the Library to see her good friend honored. Patton, whose birthday is January 23, was greeted with a particular present from Ms. Harrington and birthday sweets offered by the library and employees.
Patton’s particular present was a shirt with one among her favourite Bible verses on it, Psalms 91, in order that she might put on her love for the Lord on her sleeve at all times.