Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Grace Community Church, for Patricia Ann Deets, 81, who passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Artesia General Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. The Rev. Rick Hale will be officiating, with burial to follow in South Park Cemetery.
Patricia was born Oct. 10, 1931, in Ponca City, Okla., to J.C. Bell and Opal McCary. Her parents preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her husband Bill Deets in 1996, and her sister Wanda Richards.