Mary L. Deskins, 82, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, December 30, 2013, at 2:50 p.m. at Mount Carmel West in Columbus.
She was born October 5, 1931, in Clinton County, Ohio to Patsy and Lydia Ann Shanks Verderano. She lived most of her life in Clinton and Fayette Counties. Mrs. Deskins was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Leo, Melvin, Joseph and Chester Verderano and a half brother, Carl Woods. She is survived by her husband, Franklin D. Deskins whom she married February 7, 1956; by two brothers, Frank G. Verderano of Washington Court House and Homer Dale Verderano and his wife, Miho, of Hacienda Heights, CA; a sister, Berdina Gardner of Washington Court House; three brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Larry and Lora Deskins, Woody and Linda Deskins and Robert (Butch) and Betty Deskins, all of Washington Court House and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. A private visitation and funeral will be held at the convenience of the family at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Mrs. Deskins' nephew, the Rev. David Stulley, officiating. Entombment will be in the Washington Cemetery. www.kirkpatrickfuneralhome.com