Obituary for Patricia Ann DeSpain

Patricia Ann DeSpain, formerly of Thatcher, passed away Dec. 22, 2019, in Phoenix. She was born Jan. 13, 1948, in Ashfork, Arizona to Clyde DeSpain and LoVella Clingman DeSpain, with brothers Melvin and David.

Patricia graduated from Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood, Arizona and soon after found her true passion, working as a vet tech. She loved all animals and really excelled in this career. She was blessed with the birth of her son, Charles Coleman, and later was even more blessed when her grandchildren and great-grandchildren came along.

She is survived by her brother, David DeSpain; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and LoVella DeSpain, and her son, Charles Coleman.

No services are planned at this time.

Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.  Online condolences may be extended at

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