Patsy A. Avery

October 5, 2022

Patsy A. Avery, 90, a longtime resident of Michigantown, Ind., passed away on October 5, 2022 at Wesley Manor Retirement Community.  She was born on July 8, 1932 in Michigantown to Edgar V. and Rebecca Ruth (Weaver) Fields.  She married David L. Avery on July 13, 1948 and he survives.

Patsy attended Michigantown High School.  She was a farm wife and had worked as a cook at Michigantown Elementary School for seven years.  She enjoyed gardening and sold sweet corn for 30 years.  She loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

The Avery family would like to give special thanks to the Wesley Manor ground floor nurses: Danielle, Carrie, and Katrina.  Also, special thanks to Guardian Angel Hospice, Visiting Angels, and Robin and Joni for all the love, care, and compassion shown to our mother.

Memorial donations may be made to Michigantown Community Center or Guardian Angel Hospice, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit 1 p.m. until the time of service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with her husband: David are her Daughters: Gail Ann Quakenbush of Frankfort, Kathy L. (Larry) Neal of Frankfort, and Diana L. (Dennis) Brown of Flora; Sisters: Barbara Catron of Frankfort, Norma Hillis of Michigantown, and Carolyn McQuinn (Mack Trenary) of Forest; Brother: Sam (Carolyn) Fields of Michigantown; Sister-in-law: Linda Fields Catron of Howard County; Brother-in-law: Bob Swem of Forest; 8 Grandchildren; 18 Great-Grandchildren; and 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister: Nancy Swem and brother: Jerry Fields.


Leave your Condolences

23 Condolences for “Patsy A. Avery”

  1. John and Mary Kay Baker October 5, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    You will all be in our prayers in the coming days. With our deepest sympathy.

  2. Jane Unger October 5, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    Jon and I are sending our condolences to the family of Patsy Avery. She was a sweet lady. Prayers and hugs as you move forward with this loss.
    Jon and Jane Unger

  3. Robert & Kathy Lane October 5, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    So sorry for your loss. We enjoyed the time we spent with both Patsy and Dave. Prayers to her family.

  4. Brenda (Scircle) Smith October 5, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    With deepest sympathy to the family of Patsy. May this lovely lady rest in peace. She will never be forgotten by family, friends and loved ones.

  5. Sara Lawler October 5, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    Such a Sweet Sweet Lady! Loved her weekly hugs! She will be missed by all!!! Prayers for peace and healing!

  6. Blessie October 5, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    Our Condolences to the family.

  7. Jane Sheets October 6, 2022 at 4:42 am

    Very sorry for the loss of Patsy, a very sweet lady. The Fields and Avery families will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Keith A, Gephart October 6, 2022 at 7:15 am

    Such a sweetheart you were, I will miss your beautiful smile. May you be at peace in heaven dear friend. Fly with those angels and protect those chosen to follow you. You brought many smiles to all, you will be missed. Rest in peace Patsy…

  9. Chris Clark October 6, 2022 at 9:52 am

    Kathy & family, I’m very sorry about your loss. It’s so difficult to lose your mother. Many prayers.

  10. Sandy Seager October 6, 2022 at 10:58 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Patsy was a very sweet, special lady.

  11. Wanda Kercheval October 6, 2022 at 11:13 am

    Sorry for your great loss. Hugs and sympathy.

  12. Jim and Rene’ Rogers October 6, 2022 at 11:46 am

    Thoughts and prayers for the Avery and Fields families.

  13. Patty Young October 6, 2022 at 11:48 am

    Patsy was a beautiful person. Enjoyed the times spent at your house. Blessings overflowed.

    Patty Y.

  14. Lynette Hardesty October 6, 2022 at 4:16 pm

    We pray for God’s peace & love to surround all of you. Lynette & Jeff

  15. Rosie October 6, 2022 at 4:45 pm

    With deepest condolences for the Loveless & Ward family’s. I will miss her.
    Rosie Loveless Ward

    • Jane singleton lamb October 7, 2022 at 6:20 pm

      So sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a sweetheart. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Gloria and Phil Crum October 7, 2022 at 10:27 pm

    So sorry to hear of Patsy’s passing,

    With sincere sympathies.

  17. Fran Reagan October 8, 2022 at 9:02 am

    To David, Carolyn McQuinn, and all the family – My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God Bless

  18. Jane (Singleton) Lamb October 8, 2022 at 10:54 am

    Sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a sweetheart. Prayers for your family.

  19. Linda Dinkeldein October 8, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    Such a great woman, so compassionate, loving and kind. I’m sure you all will miss her. Prayers for you all

  20. Richard and Marilyn Clouse October 8, 2022 at 10:31 pm

    Dave and Family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family! She was a great lady. We always enjoyed talking with her. Cherish your memories! May God give all of you peace at this time.

  21. Jim Mc Quern October 10, 2022 at 8:45 am

    Dear Avery family,

    I am so sorry about Patsy passing on to the Lord. Also I am sorry that I did not get to the funeral Saturday. Prayers for all
    of the family!

    Jim Mc Quern

  22. Judith Cru October 10, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    My deepest sympathy to the Avery family. Patsy was such a beautiful person, she will be a beautiful angel. She will be missed very much. GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU!

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