Mt. Vernon Register-News

November 7, 2012

Patsy Peterson


MT. VERNON — — Patsy Peterson, 68, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the Mt. Vernon Health Care Center.

She was born in Chicago Heights on March 5, 1944, the daughter of Haden and Juanita (Watts) Sweetin.

Pat enjoyed sewing, crafts, garage sales and going to resale shops.

She is survived by her children, C. Dale Houseworth and wife Kim of Macedonia, James Lee Patterson and wife Knova of Mt. Vernon and Caleesha Peterson of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Molly Baker and husband Chris, Josh Houseworth, Zach Houseworth, Katandria McGee, Ka’Jae McGee, Jae’Marion Peterson, Jai’Ayries Peterson, Camron Peterson, Dominique Peterson and Jasmine Gibson; four great-grandchildren, Rayanne, Allyson, Sydney and Aden; sister, Sue Heard and husband Bryce of Ina; brother, Don Sweetin of Ina; son-in-law, Sam Gibson of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Peterson was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband, James “Pete” Peterson; by a daughter, Dawnita Gibson; and by a brother, Ronald Sweetin.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina with bro. David Shores officiating. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Saturday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina.