Jalene Patterson was born November 24, 1941, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to J.K. and Jesse Vann Washington. She died Tuesday, December 19, 2017, in Jenks, Oklahoma at the age of 76 years. Jalene was reared and educated in Tulsa and was a graduate of Central High School. She continued her education attending Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. She was married November 28, 1986, in Tulsa to Ronald Patterson. She spent much of her working life as a supervisor for Robertson Services and a dispatcher with Waste Management. Jalene enjoyed a variety of pastimes including playing bridge and painting. Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Her husband Ronald Patterson of Tulsa, Oklahoma; her son Donald Allison and his wife Jennifer and their two children, Courtney and Jimmy Daniel; and her daughter Janet Purdy and her children Mitchell and his wife Keeley, Dalton and Allison. She is also survived by her husband’s daughter Gayle Dowell, her husband Floyd and their two children Kayla and her husband Gunnar, and Christine; and his son Robert Patterson and his wife Tina.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Services will be scheduled at a later date with private family disposition. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (www.cff.org) in honor of her grandson. Arrangements were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso. www.moweryfs.com