Patsy Ann Angel,67, of Hendersonville, died Sunday, October 7, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Patsy was born in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Willard “Doc” and Ruth Cone.
Patsy was educated in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She was the original owner of PG’s Bar and Grill in Fletcher for many years.
She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 77 and was the Founder of the Adopt-A-Soldier Program. She was the Founder and Chairperson of the Ken Ardron Sickness and Distress Fund and the Membership Chairman of the Ladies Auxiliary for over 15 years. She was very devoted to the Relate Church of Hendersonville.
Patsy was a recipient of a lung transplant 15 years ago at Duke University Hospital which gave her the gift of precious years to spend with her grandchildren, and she said “Please don’t take your organs to Heaven, God knows we need them here”. She was an amazing woman and those who knew her could tell a story about her. She had a love for her family, friends, card playing, jokes, NASCAR and of course she could show up just about anyone when it came to shooting pool.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Cone and a sister Ruby Elaine Cone.
She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Edmisten and her husband, Shuford; four grandsons, SGT. David Capps and his wife Jessica, Daniel Moody, Aaron Moody and Alex Edmisten and his wife Crystal; One great grandchild, Lydia: A devoted sister, Becky Jo Butler; Her best friend and companion, Eddie Reynolds and her canine companion, “Buffy”.
A funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Pace and Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating. Honorary Rights will be conducted by the Henderson County Honor Guard. The family will recieve friends from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adopt-A-Soldier Program or The Ken Ardron Sickness and Distress Fund by mailing to The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, c/o Wendy Edmisten, P.O. Box 854 Hendersonville, NC 28793.
The family would like to thank and recognize the many physicians that took part in Patsy’s care. A special note of thanks to Serenity of the ICU of Park Ridge Hospital and Staff and especially Four Seasons Hospice, Dr. John Morris and hospice nurses for their end of life care.