Patricia Anne Williams, 91, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020 at her residence with her daughters and granddaughter at her side.

She was born May 16, 1929 in Michigan, the daughter of Myrtle (York) and Byrl Kinney. She was raised in First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ and had been a member since 1940. She graduated from Mt. Carmel High School class of 1948. She married Bob Williams on June 4, 1948. She was a talented seamstress who could knit, crochet and counted cross stitch beautifully. She was an avid birdwatcher and went on many bird counts for the Audubon Society.

Pat was a great fan of the Wabash Valley College Warrior basketball team, attending all of the ladies’ and men’s home games each year.

She always enjoyed sharing her time to assist others. Pat was a past volunteer for Hospice, driving patients to their doctor’s appointments. She volunteered for Cookie Day at her church taking cookies to nursing homes and the homebound. She was a member of the Mt. Carmel High School Alumni Association and looked forward to preparing for and attending the yearly reunions.

Ma Pat was a wonderful Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great-Great Grandmother, Aunt and Friend who was loved and cherished and will be missed by many. She had many friends who she dearly loved.

Pat is survived by her son, Steve Williams; daughters Lynn Deputy and husband Steve; Sarah Wiser and husband Tim; grandchildren, Brian Deputy, Matthew Deputy, Ian Wiser, Devan Wiser, Gabe Williams and wife Kristin, Jonathan Williams and wife Brandi; great grandchildren, Tyler Ann Greenwell and husband Zach, Dylan Deputy, Nathan Deputy, Bentley

Williams, Harleigh Williams, Blake Williams, Julian Williams; and great-great grandchild Crew Greenwell. Ma Pat adored them all!

Pat was preceded death by her parents, husband, infant daughter, Sharon Anne, son, John and brother Myron Kinney.

A Private Graveside Service for Mrs. Williams will be held Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Highland Memorial Cemetery. For family and friends there will be a public drive through visitation at the cemetery from 11:00 a.m. until 12 noon. Please enter the cemetery by way of the North entrance gate.

Donations in memory of Pat can be made to the Mt. Carmel First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ Church in Mt. Carmel. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery and funeral home.

Condolences may be made online at

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Williams’ family.

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