Memorials accepted in honor of Opdyke tornado victim - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Memorials accepted in honor of Opdyke tornado victim

Patricia Brown (Source: Hughey Funeral Home) Patricia Brown (Source: Hughey Funeral Home)
OPDYKE, IL (KFVS) -

Memorial information has been released for the woman killed in a tornado in Opdyke Friday afternoon.

Patricia Brown, 60, of Opdyke died Friday at her home when an EF2 tornado tossed her mobile home about 100 feet across the road.

Brown is survived by her husband, son, stepson, stepdaughter, and several grandchildren.  She loved flowers, crafts and her dogs.   One of her dogs also died in the storm.

In honor of her request she will be cremated and there will be no public visitation or funeral service. Memorials may be given to the Disaster Relief, Furry Friends Animal Shelter or to American Red Cross and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.

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