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Patricia Gay Peterson

Patricia Gay Peterson, age 62 of Knox City, MO, died Monday, January 20, 2014, in the Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

She was born in Quincy, IL on June 9, 1951, the daughter of Bruce and Gloria Hopps McMullen.  She was united in marriage to William George Peterson on July 1, 1968, at Peoria, IL.

Surviving are her husband William George Peterson of Knox City, MO, three children, Misty Buckman and husband John of Burlington, IA, Michele Randall and husband Glenn of Newark, MO, and Matthew Peterson of Knox City, MO, five brothers and sisters, Mark McMullen, Bill McMullen, Judy Babcock and husband David, Mike Johnson and Scott Johnson all of Peoria, IL, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces, and nephews.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents.

Patricia received her education in Peoria, IL.  She was a housewife and homemaker.  She and her husband Bill lived all their life in the Peoria, IL area before moving to Knox City eleven years ago.  She enjoyed crossword puzzles, her dogs and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.  She attended the Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria, IL.

Patricia was cremated and Memorial services were held 1 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2014, at the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, MO.  Reverend Mike Hopps officiated at the services.

Memorials may be made to the Family.  Memorials may be left at or mailed to Coder funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447.