You know who … it’s Patsy Lou.
Patsy Lou Williamson, owner of several car dealerships in the Flint area, died at home today at the age of 87.
From Swartz Funeral Home:
Patsy was born on November 5, 1932 in Beecher, Michigan, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Henrietta (Jordan) Middleditch. She graduated from Beecher High School, Class of 1951 and GMI Controller School in 1953. On April 29, 1972, she married Donald Williamson and they were married for 47 years. Patsy was a business owner in Michigan and made charitable contributions throughout her life.
Patsy was predeceased by her first husband, John Gartrell, second husband, Donald Jerry Williamson, daughters, Sharon Owen and Lisa Morrow and sons, Richard Williamson Sr., grandchildren, Zachary Morrow and Richard Williamson Jr., parents , three brothers, Frank, Richard and Rex, sisters, Sandra and Dorothy Ann Middleditch and half-sister, Judy Borst.
Her husband, the former mayor of Flint Don Williamson, predeceased her last April. He was 85 years old. He was mayor from 2003 to 2009.
I’ve always been a fan of big advertising campaigns, and Patsy Lou was one of the first I remember hearing about when we moved to Michigan in 2014. dealer jingle from memory.
Rest in peace Patsy Lou.