She was born on December 20, 1930 in Illinios, daughter of the late Claude and Phoebe (Morris) Swan.
She loved puzzling, traveling, playing bingo and enjoyed casino boats.
Predeceased by her parents and her husband, Ronald Elwood Preston.
Survivors include her two children: Gregory Allen Preston of Aiken, S. C., and Steven Blair Preston and his wife, Michele, of Manassas, Va.; four grandchildren: Jennifer Preston of Warrenton, Ga., Kristin Preston of Monticello, Fla., and Erica Preston and Alex Preston, both of Manassas, Va.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at 12 p.m. at Oakhill Cemetery in Jasper. There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a local charity of your choice in loving memory of Patsy Swan Preston.
Condolences may be made at www.kilgoregreenfuneralhome.com.