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Patricia Mae Kelley

Patricia Mae (Lohman) Kelley, 75, of Pawhuska, died Feb. 16, 2014, in Tulsa.

Visitation was held Feb. 19 at Moore’s Funeral Home South Lawn in Tulsa, www.moorefuneral.com. Funeral service were held Feb. 20 at First United Methodist Church of Broken Arrow. Burial followed at Reece Cemetery in Barnsdall.

Memorial donations may be made to Kappa Kappa Iota, 1875 E. 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74104. Condolences may be left in Patricia’s online guestbook at http://www.moorefuneral.com/obituaries/Patricia-Kelley-3/.

Patricia was born in Pawhuska to Jim and Edna Lohman on Nov. 24, 1938. She went to high school at Pawhuska High School and graduated in 1957. She went on to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. She taught both primary and secondary levels of children for more than 30 years in Broken Arrow, Jenks and Tulsa Public Schools. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Iota, where she served as president of the Tulsa Council from 1994-1995 and then as Oklahoma State President from 1999-2001. She enjoyed movies, reading, painting, eating out, riding horses and spending time with her family and friends, all of whom she loved dearly.

Patricia is survived by her husband, Charles Kelley; daughter, Charla (Kelley) Paul; daughter, Karin Kelley; son-in-law, Shawn Paul; and grandson, Cameron Paul, all of Tulsa.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Edna Lohman; and two siblings; brother, Bud; and sister, Corrine.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the St. Francis Hospital of Tulsa ICU Staff for their support in her final days.

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