Patricia “Pat” Wethington, of Dixon, MO, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021. She was 68.
Born March 8, 1952, in Michigan City, IN, she was a daughter of the late Ira Rodgers and Nora Murphy Rodgers Evans. She grew up on Possum Trot in Casey County, KY in a home built by her father. She married Ronald E. “Ronnie” Wethington on October 27, 1969. After Ronnie joined the Army, Pat traveled with him wherever he was stationed. She led the Family Readiness Group in the Army for new and incoming families. Pat dedicated her life to service, whether it was supporting her husband in the military or caring for her disabled children. After retiring as a Corrections Officer for the Missouri Dept. of Corrections, she became a strong supporter in the Special Olympics and Missouri Braille Rally for her children. Pat was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church in Clementsville, KY.
Survivors include her sons, William Wethington and Shawn (and Lucretia) Wethington, both of Dixon, MO; 8 grandchildren, Hayden, Noah, Tanner, Gavin, Dylan, Bella, Addilynn, and Cody; brothers, Roy (and June) Rodgers of Ohio and Russell (and Debbie) Evans of Indiana; sisters, Mary (and Leroy) Fluke of Oklahoma, Sandy (and Brad) Owens, Joy (and Harvey) Weaver, Pam Sanders, Kim (and Charles) Wiley, and Maryann (and Charles Patterson) Plummer, all of Indiana; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ronnie Wethington, who died Nov. 21, 2013; son, Rodney Wethington, who died Feb. 2, 2015; daughter, Rhonda Wethington, who died Aug. 15, 2018; brother, Ray Rodgers; and step-father, Bill Evans.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, February 26, 2021, at St. Bernard Catholic Church with Father George Otuma officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Bernard Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-9PM on Thursday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with prayer service beginning at 7:00PM. Please enter through the front doors (Campbellsville Street side) of the funeral home when you arrive to the funeral home. Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings ARE required.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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