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.

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  1. One of our special memories is when we visited you on trip to your cabin. We were going to “Bishops Castle” and on the way we stopped at a stream where we put our feet into the cold water. Dorothy was well prepared as she carried towels to dry off our wet feet! The services were very nice, Rev. Leslie did a wonderful job helping us all to “Re-live” her life. I learned new things about both of you that I did not know. The cemetery is a very peaceful place I know you will be able to go and visit from time to time to help you find comfort and peace. Our love and sympathy to all of you and your families! Love- Mike, Cindy, Rachel, & Ruth Bobbitt

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