POTEAU–Kathryn Sue Patterson of Poteau passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 in Poteau. She was born to Charles Newton and Bessie Ellen (Star) McKinney, was a business owner of a café in Poteau and retired from St. Edwards Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.
There will be a private family service at Monroe Cemetery with Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Leslie and Archey McKinney; and sisters, Wilma Ketchum and Wanda Wilson.
Survivors include her daughters, Kaye Reade of Kansas, Pamela Benson of Poteau and Terri Foster of Stilwell; sons, Dwayne Easton of Pocola and James Patterson of Greenwood; eight grandchildren, Joshua, Heather Ashley, Jonce Caleb, Coty Beth, Holly Bess, Michael Tanner, Tori Elizabeth, Kevin and Shelby; two great-grandchildren, Kayla Hope and Gabriel Ethen; and a brother, Wesley McKinney of Monroe.
The family will be at the funeral home Thursday from 6-8 p.m. to visit with relatives and friends.
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