Patricia Blessing

Thursday, January 29, 2009

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Patricia J. Blessing, 65, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, at her home.

She was born March 17, 1943 in Pueblo, Colo., daughter of Carl Duvall and Elizabeth Beascoon Boyer. She and Robert L. Blessing were married Aug. 5, 1961. He died July 6, 2008.

Blessing was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She was a nurses' assistant at Perry County Nursing Home.

Survivors include two sons, Bobby Blessing and Darrell Blessing, both of Perryville; a daughter, Vickie Otte of Perryville; a stepbrother, Warren Boyer of Oklahoma; three stepsisters, Janet King of Perryville, Joyce Phillips of Fredericktown, Mo., Judy Lind of Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Miller Family Funeral Home. Visitation will continue from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Friday. The Rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Joe Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.