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Vanza Davis Patterson

Vanza Davis Patterson, American geriatrics nurse.


  • Patterson, Vanza Davis was born on August 21, 1939 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Troy Lee and Lettie Mae (Langley) Davis.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse, High Point Memorial Hospital, 1961. Student, Piedmont Bible College, 1975. Student, Bob Jones University, 1978.

      Student, Heed Language School, 1982.


    • Staff nurse North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 1971-1976. Charge nurse, acting director nursing Hillhaven Convalescent Center, Decatur, Georgia, 1966-1971, 76-79. Missionary nurse Baptist Mid-Missions Hospital, Natore, Bangladesh, 1979-1986.

      Staff nurse Autumn Care of Salisbury, North Carolina, 1989-1990. Director nursing Baptist Mid-Missions Hospital, Natore, Bangladesh, 1990-1992. Staff nurse Lexington (North Carolina) Health Care Center, 1992-1994, 95-97.

      Assistant director nursing Guilford Health Care Center, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1994-1995.


    • Married Francis Oliver Patterson, June 1, 1962. Children: Francis O. Junior, Charles Wesley.
    • father: Troy Lee Davis
    • mother: Lettie Mae (Langley) Davis
    • spouse: Francis Oliver Patterson
    • children: Francis O. Junior Patterson
    • Charles Wesley Patterson
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