Patricia Ann Basinger, 71, of Bonne Terre passed away peacefully Saturday, November 4, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Pat was born Tuesday, January 1, 1952 in St. Louis, to the late James and Geraldine (Nease) Roach. Pat attended the First Baptist Church of Bonne Terre.
Pat’s journey started over 40 years ago in mental health where she worked as a counselor for Mineral Area Hospital and continued to become a Delegate for Alcoholics Anonymous. She enjoyed traveling, while reaching out to very large groups educating them on the basics of the 12-step program. Her kind heart and compassion for others showed daily.
In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, crocheting, and camping in the fall while watching the clouds pass by.
Pat was a spiritual person, loved her family, church family and Jesus.
Pat is survived by her loving husband, Otis Earl Basinger, Jr.; daughters, Christine Basinger-Hartwick and Donna Collier and husband David; five grandchildren, Nick Basinger, Lauren Hartwick, Lydia Collier, Annie Rose Collier, and Bryan Basinger; two great-grandchildren, Ariah and Elijah Basinger, along with a host of church friends and loved ones that knew and loved her. Pat will be dearly missed.
Visitation will be held Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 12:00 P.M. until service time of 1:00 P.M. at the C.Z. Boyer Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. Pastor Alan David and Pastor Harold Williams will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Patricia Ann Basinger 's name.