Dorothy Frances Shelburne Pattison died on November 15, 2012 in Kerrville Texas. She was born on March 24, 1926 to Gene and Betty Shelburne in Midland, Texas, where she lived all but 2 years of her life. She married Jack Pattison in 1949 and they had 4 daughters. Dorothy was a wonderful cook and an accomplished seamstress. She had a gentle and loving spirit and never said a harsh word about anyone. She will be greatly missed by her family and all that knew her. She is survived by her daughters: Cyntha Pattison of Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin; Lynne Lockett and husband Luster of Kerrville, Texas; Shelly Anders and husband Mark of Chehalis, Washington; and Jackie Pattison of San Angelo Texas; One sister; Lois Wallace and husband Bill of Knoxville, Tennessee; two unofficial adopted children; Nancy Berkas of Ft Atkinson, Wisconsin and Jeff Chunn of San Angelo, Texas; grandchildren Gene Smith, Greg Smith, Lindsey Anders, John Mark Anders and wife Rickie, and Katie Seppala and husband Tim; 6 great grandchildren; and many loving friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; her brother Gene Shelburne and wife Ruth; her sister Faye Kerr and husband Truman. Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 18 between the hours of 6:00-8:00pm at the funeral home. A graveside service has been scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2012 at Resthaven Memorial Park at 1:00pm. Online condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be sent in Dorothy's name to Medina Valley UMC in Castroville, Texas (PO Box 1607; 78009) or to Breast Cancer research.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Nov. 18, 2012