Obituary for Marcia Patterson

PERKINS--Beloved Marcia Lynn (Ives) Patterson, 57, of Perkins, departed this life July 5, 2019,. in Edmond, surrounded by her loving family.

A celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 500 East Knite Street in Perkins.

Marcia was born July 6, 1961, in Bethany to Annita (Ham) Eades and Lent Ives.

She leaves to mourn her passing her daughters Kaylynn (Patterson) Kimber and husband Colton Kimber, and BillieJo Patterson; son, Dusty Wayne Patterson, all of Perkins; step-son Kyle Derick Patterson of Denver, Colorado; precious granddaughter, Blakely Lynn Kimber, of Perkins; sisters and brothers JoEtta (Ives) Hughes of Tulsa, Michael Keith Ives and wife Belinda (Eades) Ives of Perkins, Lorraine (Ives) Caldwell and husband Mark Alan Caldwell of Poteau, and Perry Lent Ives of Perkins; step-father, Frank Eades; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and loved ones; soul sisters Melinda (Key) Rose, and Tina (McDaniel) Wainwright, Lori Dean, KKG pledge sister and many other cherished friends.

Marcia was preceded in death by her mother, Annita (Ham) Eades, of Perkins; father, Lent H. Ives,of  Lexington, Kentucky; brother-in-law, Tom Hughes, of Claremore; niece, Kasey Ives, of Oklahoma City; and grand niece, Ilah Simmons, of Tulsa.

Marcia was a proud 1979 graduate of Poteau High School where she was a cheerleader and accomplished athlete (state track 440 relay team). She was an Oklahoma State University graduate and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Marcia graduated from Heritage School of Massage Therapy and currently worked at the Spa in Shawnee’s Grand Casino Hotel and Resort. Her clients and co-workers were near and dear to her heart.

Marcia enjoyed life to the fullest, enjoying most the time she spent with her family, taking trips, and watching them mature into fine young adults.


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