Patricia Joyce Sonja Erickson, 72, Independence, Missouri, died Friday, December 23, 2011, at her home.

Patricia Joyce Sonja Erickson, 72, Independence, Missouri, died Friday, December 23, 2011, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, December 29, 2011, at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 603 N. Jennings, Independence, MO 64056.

Patricia is preceded in death by her husband Louie Erickson, and father, Herbert Kirby.

She is survived by her mother, Sonya Kirby; children, Juanita Ferrell, John Erickson, and Jason Erickson and his wife, Paula; grandchildren, Matthew Ferrell and girlfriend Blenny Senthavy, Alexis Erickson and Zachary Erickson; and great-grandson, Rhyan Ferrell.