Patsy J. Williams, age 85, passed away at 1:10 A.M on Sunday February 22, 2015 at home surrounded by her family.She was born on November 15, 1929 in Springfield, Il, the daughter of Rodley and Louise (Russell) Derricott.On November 18 of 1947 Patsy married Dale Williams. He preceded her in death on July 23, 2008. She was an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alton. She is survived by one son and his wife, Steve and Lisa Williams of Grand Rapids, MI; three grandchildren and their spouses, William and Kate Williams, Adam Williams, and Andria and Chad Malloy; five great-grandchildren, Chance, Declan, and Easton Williams, and Taylor and Hannah Malloy; a brother, Rodley Derricott; three nieces, Jill Teasley (and husband, Finley), Carol Okamoto, and Sue Kokos; and an aunt, Betty Sue Cox; she is also survived by a long-time friend, Bev Bott.In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Greg Williams, and a sister in law, Joan Derricott.Per her wishes cremation rites will be accorded.In celebration of Patsy and Dale’s lives, a memorial service will be held on Thursday February 26, 2015 at 11 am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alton with Fr. Gary Goldacker officiating.Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, or to a charity of one’s choice.Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com
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