Mary Patricia “Patsy” Guyton Edmiston

Patsy Edmiston PICTUREMary Patricia “Patsy” Guyton Edmiston, age 82, of Crockett, passed away on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at her son’s home in Austin, Texas, surrounded by family members.

Patsy is survived by her sisters, Joy Allega (husband Jim Allega) of Bryan, Texas and Nancy Forsyth (husband Frank Forsyth) of Round Rock, Texas; her brother, B. Paul Guyton (wife Suzanne Guyton) of Austin, Texas; her children Charles Lanier Edmiston III (wife Dr. Susan Dozier) and Suzanne Edmiston Worrell (husband George Worrell) of Austin, Texas; her grandchildren, Chloe Edmiston and Brant Edmiston of Austin, Texas; and many beloved family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Berl Powell Guyton and Leola Mae Geraughty, and her husband, Charles Lanier “Charlie” Edmiston Jr., with whom she spent 43 devoted years until his death in 2004.

Patsy was born in Ector, Texas to parents Leola and Berl Guyton on December 12th, 1938. She spent most of her childhood in Midland, Texas and attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 1960 with a degree in home economics. While at UT Austin, she met her husband and college sweetheart, Charlie, whom she married in 1961. She and Charlie spent almost all of their married years in Crockett, Texas, where they raised two children who were the lights of their lives.

Patsy was a loving everything; daughter, sister, mother, Damama (grandmother), aunt, and friend. She enjoyed tennis, running, yoga, and Pilates and was ever the social butterfly. Patsy will be remembered for her unending kindness, generosity, indefatigable positivity, and love of all creatures (and people) great and small

Memorial services for Patsy will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church of Crockett with John Wayne McMann of Tyler, Texas, Patsy’s grandnephew, officiating. Following the service, Patsy will be buried next to her husband Charlie at Evergreen Memorial Park in Crockett.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Alliance on Mental Health Central Texas, or the Crockett First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 984, Crockett, Texas.

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