Farmington – Patricia A. Vawter, 79, of Farmington, passed away at 2:20 PM on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at her residence. She was born on September 30, 1940 in Peoria to George L. and Doris A. (Weber) Wasson. She married Harry Richard Vawter on June 14, 1959 at the First Baptist Church in Farmington, IL, he preceded her in death on June 5, 2018.
Patricia was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Terry (Paula) Wasson.
Surviving are three children, Allison Vawter Ossman of Farmington, Lisa Vawter Sheffield of Farmington, and Scott (Beth) Vawter of Yates City; six grandchildren, Rachael (Jason) Rockhold, Joel (Sarah) Ossman, Nick (Madi) Vawter, Hannah Ossman, Jon Vawter, and Drew Vawter; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Greg (David) Wasson of Escondido, CA; and one sister, Andee Wasson of Oak Grove, OR.
Pat worked as a book keeper and in sales at JC Penny’s but her greatest role was being at home taking care of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a very active member of the First Baptist Church in Farmington, IL and also a member of the American Baptist Women. Pat enjoyed sewing, cross-stitch, crafts.
A service of celebration will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Farmington, IL with a luncheon to follow. Cremation rites will be accorded with Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com