Patricia Ann Essary, 76, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 12:00 P.M. Sunday, April 12 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. In honor of her wishes Patricia will be cremated an no public services will be held. For those who wish, memorials may be given to Shriners Hospitals for Children in Memory of Patricia Ann Essary and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon 62864. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.