Patriscia Ann "Pat" (Dickerson) Langston was born Dec. 19, 1940, in Granite City, Madison County, Ill., the daughter of the late Willard Thomas Dickerson and Ina Lillian (Waddell) Dickerson and died May 22, 2008, at her home near Thayer, Mo.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, a life member of the VFW Auxiliary and Eagles Auxiliary. She was a graduate of Belleville Area College, Granite City, Ill., and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Ill.
On June 16, 1958, she married Charles Dale Langston in Granite City, Ill., who survives. Other survivors include: a son, Michael Dale Langston, born in Frankfurt, Germany, of Jonesboro, Ark.; a daughter, Mishal Ann Langston, born in Salem, Ark., of Granite City, Ill.; two grandchildren, Michael Brandon Langston and Dustin Bryan Langston, both of Thayer; one great-grandchild; one sister, Carol Sue (Dickerson) Ramsey; three nieces; three nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Willard Thomas Dickerson and Ina Lillian (Waddell) Dickerson; her step-mother, Dorothy May (Treffizs) Dickerson; her grandparents, Albert Benton and Lucinda Ann Dickerson, Rollie and Thelma Waddell and Myrtle Reno.
Memorial services were held May 27 in the Koshkonong Assembly of God Church in Koshkonong, Mo., with Bro. Ralph Scoggins officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Thayer.