CARBONDALE — A memorial service will be held for Patricia Ann Ely, 63, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 624 N. Oakland St. in Carbondale, on Saturday, April 20, at 3 p.m.
Formerly of Carbondale, Patricia died at her home in Sarasota, Florida, on Feb. 23. She is survived by children David Dix, Elizabeth Dix and Emily Dix, all of Southern California, and brother Don Ely, of Park Ridge.
Patricia was a gifted evangelist. She worked for Student Action for Christ in Carterville in the 1970s.
She was a competitive swimmer and equestrian, and gave children's swim classes at John A. Logan College.
Ginny Hastings of West Frankfort is coordinating the service and can be reached at 618-694-4113.