Patsy D. Deaton, 82, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:30 A.M. May 16, 2019, at White Oaks Rehabilitation Center. Patsy was baptized at the Baptist Church in Vandalia, Illinois in 1956. She attended Logan Street Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. Patsy worked as a clerk at Dobbs Bargain Center for many years. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Patsy was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Visitation will be held from Monday, May 20, 2019, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A Graveside Service will be held at Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at 10:00 A.M. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Mount Vernon with Reverend Gary Davenport officiating. Interment will follow. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.
She was born July 14, 1936, in Argyle, Iowa to the late Harry and Laura VanDorin. Patsy married Dwayne Deaton on November 15, 1975.
In addition to her husband of 43 years, Patsy is survived by her son, Rocky Bennyhoff of Farina, Illinois; stepchildren, Curtis Deaton of Marion, Illinois and Delaina Katubie of Saint Charles, Missouri; five granddaughters and one grandson; sister, Fran Baudry of Port Richey, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Patsy was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.