Patricia Louise Salyer, age 70, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at her home.
She was born February 12, 1947 in Newark, Missouri, the daughter of Orville and Nellie Marie (Crone) Vanskike. She married Hubert “Red” Dodson and to this union two children were born. On June 11, 1987 in Sarcoxie, Missouri she was united in marriage to John W. Salyer who preceded her in death on September 26, 2006. Also preceding her in death were her parents and step-father, Harry Hunt.
Surviving are one son, Rickey Joe Dodson of Cassville, Missouri; one daughter, Valree Kay Periman and her husband Lennis of Cassville, Missouri; three brothers, Russell Vanskike of Bethel, Missouri, Harry Hunt of Bentonville, Arkansas and Robert Vanskike of Texas; one sister, Linda Thrasher of Bethel, Missouri; three grandchildren, JoriLynn Dodson, Katherine May Long and Karen Louise Periman and two great grandchildren, Mason Long and Easton Long.
Patricia received her education in California, Texas and then Cassville, where she graduated from high school. She had worked in small factories for a while, including the shoe factory, but felt being with her children was very important. She tried to live so others could see the good as well as God in her. She enjoyed reading the Bible, animals and nature and she loved to walk.
Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Ken West will conduct the services. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 P.M. Friday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.