Patsy Lois Deckard Leslie, age 86, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at The Cambridge House. She was born April 24, 1931 in Sullivan County, Tenn., a daughter of the late James Elkin and Vadie Landers Deckard. Patsy was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and retired from Professional Beauty Supply. She was a member of South Bristol United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Mildred Thornburg, Margaret Garrett, Carrie Ruth Johnson and Peggy Ball; and brother, Landon Deckard.
She is survived by her daughters, Cindy Leslie Ryan and Kathy Leslie Cross; grandsons, Fred K. Ryan, D.J. Ryan and Hunter D. Cross; great grandchildren, Courtney, Lagen, Tori, Tayler and Atleigh; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 8 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Amos officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:45 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2018 at Shelby Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Darrell Ryan, Fred Ryan, D.J. Ryan, Hunter Cross, Howard Garrett and Jimmy Garrett.