Baker City, Oregon
Lola B. Patterson, 77, a 45-year resident of Oak Harbor, Wash., and a former Baker City resident, died Oct. 23, 2003, at Providence General Medical Center in Everett, Wash., after a long illness.
Her graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. There was a funeral today at Burley Funeral Chapel at Oak Harbor, Wash. Pastor Benjamin J. Norris officiated.
Mrs. Patterson was born on May 10, 1926, at Baker City to Adoniram Judson Brannock and Alma E. Irvin Brannock. She was raised at Baker City where she graduated from high school.
She married William C. Patterson on Jan. 5, 1950, at Boise. After living in Jacksonville, Fla., they moved to Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, Wash., in 1958. Lola was a member of the Good Sam Club and AARP. She also was an active member of the Oak Harbor Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include her husband, William, at home; daughter, Sandy Moody, and her husband, Alex, of Anacortes, Wash.; sons, Arnold Morin of Ontario, Terry L. Patterson, and his wife, Colleen, of Stuart, Fla., and Robert L. Patterson, and his wife, Rosemarie, of Torrance, Calif.; grandchildren, Beth Patterson of Waterbury, Conn., Shannon, Taylor and Michael Patterson, all of Stuart, Fla., Billy Patterson of Torrance, Calif., Kristy Hobson and her husband, Jamal, of Redmond, Wash., Steven Moody and his wife, Holly, of Cody, Wyo., Patrick Moody of Anacortes, Wash., and Jason Morin, and his wife, Heather, of Great Bend, Kan.; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Wilson of Baker City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She as preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Jerold, Arnold and Jack Brannock; and sisters, Fern Connors and Bonnie DeMasters.
Memorial contributions may be made to Nazarene Missions International, 6401 The Paseo, Kansas City, MO 64131-1213, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon October 31, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor