Patsy Joe Fitzgerald, the daughter of the late Charlie and Cora Lee Sanders Trout, was born in Parma on Aug. 9, 1930 and died at the Beverly Healthcare Facility in Cape Girardeau on Jan. 27, 2002, at the age of 71. Mrs. Fitzgerald had lived in Dexter for many years before moving to Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the Pentecost Church. She was united in marriage to Reginal "Pete" Fitzgerald in Morehouse on May 3, 1967. He preceded her in death on May 30, 1995. Surviving are seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Hazel Abernathy of Marble Hill. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Recia Morrison; by one brother, George Trout; by three sisters, Christine Humphries, Arvetta Trout and Loetta Gibson. Visitation will be held at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter on Wednesday, Jan. 30. after 9 a.m. Graveside funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 10:30 a.m. in the Essex Cemetery in Essex with Rev. Doyle Corlew of Dexter officiating. Interment will follow with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.