Patricia Dickess VonCannon, 75, of Clayton, N.C., passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013, in Clayton.
Formerly of Elizabethton, she was a 1956 graduate of Happy Valley High School. She lived in Arizona for over 40 years and retired from Pima County Justice Courts in Tucson and leaves many dear friends and loved ones there. Recently, she had moved to Clayton to be near family and lived with her daughter during her illness.
Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by her son, Tom VonCannon and wife Teresa and their children, Amanda VonCannon and Hope Adcock and Thomas D. VonCannon and wife Caroline; two daughters, Tamara A. Coomer and husband Michael and their children, Katharine, Jack and Christina, all of Clayton, N.C., and Deanna VonCannon-Kerr and husband Jim and their son Drew of Johnson City; four great-grandchildren, Aaron VonCannon, Ashe Lawley, Carlie VonCannon and Carter VonCannon.
Family gathered for a Celebration of Life ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 21, in Clayton at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel. The service was officiated by Rev. Michael Toler, with her children and family friend, Irma Molina of Tucson, sharing uplifting memories of her life. Beautiful floral arrangements in garden statuary honored her lifelong passion for gardening. A very special musical tribute was performed by members of the Corinth Holders High School Choir, directed by Sara McLamb. The VonCannon Family asks that in lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Corinth Holders High School Choir by contacting Saramclamb@johnston.k12.nc.us.
All are invited to sign the guest book or share memories or send condolences to: www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com