Patricia Darsey Burnside, 90, of Charlotte died October 13, 2016. She was born in Charlotte on July 15, 1926, the daughter of Marion Lewis Darsey and Rison Cooper Darsey. Patsy graduated from Central High School and attended the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and Queens College. She was a member of the Myers Park Baptist Church, Charlotte Junior League and a past President of The Mint Museum Auxiliary. She was an avid bridge player and obtained the Gold Master Certification to which she was very proud. She was proceeded in death by her son John Edward Burnside, III, and her grandchildren Patrice Burnside and David Merritt Wilkinson. Surviving are daughters; Ellen Burnside Wilkinson, Marion Burnside Powell and her grandchildren, Darsey Wilkinson Araneda, Emma Powell Fondren and Alicia Burnside Fogle, and 4 great-grandchildren. A service will be held at Myers Park Baptist Church in the Columbarium. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd., Charlotte, NC 28207. J.B. Tallent Funeral Service is handling arrangements.
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