Patsey Ann Widener Hilligoss, 77, resident of Pendleton, passed away Dec. 24, 2016, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.
She was born in Anderson, Feb. 24, 1939, the daughter of Troy M. and Marian Pauline Gorley Widener.
She was a graduate of Madison Heights High School in Anderson and loved deer hunting, fishing, water skiing and camping.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Charles; sister, Ruth Hagerman; and a son-in-law, Rick Pierce.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Hilligoss (34 years) of Pendleton; children Sabrina Pierce of Anderson, John Hagerman (Vickie) of Lapel, Belinda Trahan of Anderson; and a stepdaughter, Angela Simison (Ed) of Marion. She was also blessed with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 118 S. Fifth St.,, Middletown, with Pastor Marty Ballard officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery.
Friends may call on Monday from noon until the time of the service.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children hospital.
Online guestbook is at www.ballardandsons.com.
Published on  December 28, 2016