Patty Richardson, the third child, born to Lessell and Patti Bailey on March 9, 1976, in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Her siblings are Lynelle Johnson, the late Lessell Bailey (1974–1998), and the late Delia Baliey (1987–2008). Patty is also the proud parent of three beautiful children—Austin, Lessel, and Jasmine. She is currently employed at Hartley Hall Nursing and Rehab as a geriatric nursing assistant while pursuing for a career as a registered nurse (BSN) at Wor-Wic Community College. After the loss of her sister and her child in 2008, Patty found peace and healing through writing from the grace of God.