Mary Catherine (Blalack) Patterson, age 83, passed away at 3:22 a.m. on Wednesday December 16 in Grove, Oklahoma.

Funeral services were held 10 a.m. on Monday December 21, in Tuxedo Assembly of God Church in Bartlesville. Pastor Bret Luallen will be the officiant. Committal prayers and interment were directed in the Memorial Park Cemetery by the Arnold Moore Funeral Service, Bartlesville.

A memorial in Mary Catherine’s name has been established to Tuxedo Assembly of God and those who wish may forward their gifts to the church at 3503 E. Tuxedo Blvd., Bartlesville, Oklahoma 74006.

Surviving are her daughter, Donna Lorraine Shambles and her husband Robert Lee, of Grove, OK; son Lawrence Eugene ‘ Larry’ Blalack and his wife, Dorliss, of Romona, OK; sister Minnie Kate Mattix, Tulsa, OK; brother John Kelsey McCracken, San Antonio, TX; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her husbands, her parents; son, Thomas Wayne Blalack; a brother, Earl Granville Cunningham and a sister, Leaucinda Freeman, preceded her in death.