Davie Jeanetta (Long) PattersonJanuary 9, 1941 ~ September 8, 2017 (age 76)
Davie Jeanetta "Long" Patterson, age 76, passed from this life on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Fort Gibson Nursing Center in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma. Davie was born on January 9, 1941 in Hugo, Oklahoma, the daughter of Henry Long and Esther Trantham. Davie was a talented artist, a member of the Kappa Alpha Beta sorority and graduated with honors from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, earning a Bachelor Degree in Education and a Master's Degree in Reading and Fine Arts. Davie was employed as a Lab Technician in Oklahoma City for a while and then on to Grant Public Schools as a Teacher. She was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church. Davie helped in the designing of the Three Sticks Monument located at Big Cedar. She enjoyed horseback riding, ranching and spending time with family and friends.
Davie was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Branson; parents, Henry and Esther Trantham; daughter, Donna Branson and grandson, Matthew Eakle.
Her memory will be forever cherished by her children, Desiree Eakle of Honobia, Ok., Jim Glen Branson and wife Glenda of Broken Bow, Ok., Sherri Johnson and husband James of Calera, Ok.; grandchildren, Jennifer Eslick, Angela Edwards, Steven, Kimberly and Trenton Branson, Julie Smith, Hannah Cones, Sherry West and Jamie Johnson; great grandchildren, Montana, Mahala and Mason Yandell, Ryan, Branson and Mia Eslick, Danielle Caldwell, Samantha, Bradley and Emilly Branson, Joshua, Isaiah and Grace Cones, Nicole and Haylie Smith, Emilly and Bradley West, Kaylee Lynn; great great grandson, Kaden Caldwell; brother and sister, Tommy Clubb and Xylpha Walker of Locust Grove, Ok., a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
A visitation will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bunch-Singleton Funeral Home in Broken Bow.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bunch - Singleton Funeral Home Chapel with the Bro. Jimmy Jeter officiating.
Interment will follow at the Watson Memorial Cemetery