Shirley Ruth (Bain) Patten left this earthly world on December 22, 2022, at the age of 83.
Shirley was born on November 26, 1939, in Newkirk, Oklahoma to John and Fern Bain. She grew up in Uncas, Oklahoma and attended the local church and schools. After her early education in Uncas, she graduated from Ponca City High School in 1958. Shortly after graduation, she married the love of her life, Charles Patten.
She is survived by her friends and neighbors who cared deeply for her the last few months of her life. This included a 7-year-old neighbor boy who thought Shirley was more of an adopted sister than and adopted grandparent. She loved this sweet boy and would not let him leave her side when he would visit her. Shirley was preceded in death by her loving husband, caring parents, and her brothers and sisters.
Memorial Services are 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2023 at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery under the care of Grace Memorial Chapel in Ponca City. Shirley be buried next to her loving husband. There will be no viewing or visitation, Shirley's wishes were to be cremated.