March 30, 1926 ~ September 1, 2001
Dorothy Lee Pattison, 75, passed away September 1, 2001, in Pueblo. Survived by her husband, Cliff Pattison of the family home in Rye, Colorado; daughters, Lorna (Dave Grooms) Pattison of Conifer, Colorado and Jean (David)Howe of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; granddaughter, Lydia Jo Howe of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; loving companion, her dog, Jorj; and many, many friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Percy and Irma (née Porter) Serviss; and grandparents. Dorothy was born March 30, 1926, in Lamont, Oklahoma. Dorothy and Cliff were married May 1, 1955, in Tonkawa, Oklahoma. She graduated from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma, earned her Masters Degree from Tulsa University and was a business instructor for 27 years. Her loving family came first. Her hobbies included genealogy, sewing and traveling. Dorothy was a collector of dolls, spoons and family antiques. She was a theater and arts council volunteer. She was also a member of D.A.R., Dames of the Magna Carta, The Mayflower Society and Clan McGregor. Dorothy was a co-founder of Greenhorn Valley Players and President of the Greenhorn Valley Arts Council. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2001, at Rye Methodist Church, with Reverend Leslie Barnett officiating. Interment will follow at Brookside Cemetery in Rye. Those who desire, may make memorials to Greenhorn Valley Players through the funeral home. 'And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!' William Shakespeare's Hamlet.