Billie Jean Patterson

May 10, 1933 - August 9, 2017

Obituary

Billie Jean Patterson was born at home at Spring Creek on May 10, 1933 to Gilbert and Eddie (Buchanan) Deason. She passed on August 9, 2017 at the Binger Nursing Home in Binger, OK at the age of 84. She attended and graduated from Sickles Public Schools. She married Virgil Lee Patterson on December 23, 1951at Sickles Community Church. They moved to Texas immediately after marriage. Virgil was in the military in Texas. Billie had many jobs during her working years. January 22, 1952, she started work for National Educators Life Insurance Company in Ft. Worth, Texas as a key punch operator. She worked there until March 1, 1955. She loved this job but had to quit because Virgil's tour of duty was over and they were moving back home to the Sickles community. She worked for Western Farmers Electric in Anadarko, OK after they came home from Texas. She went to work for Caddo Electric September 30, 1957. She worked there until January 1961. After Caddo Electric, in the fall , she worked at Sickles peanut house, keeping books for many years. She then became the librarian at Lookeba-Sickles High School for many years. When Steve graduated from High School, she retired from the outside the home jobs and stayed home to help around the farm. She was a member of the Oakdale Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Eddie Deason, her husband, Virgil Patterson, and her brother, Jessie Dean Deason.

Survivors Include: her children, Teresa Britton and her husband Joe of Binger, OK, and Steve Patterson and his wife Lisa of Minco, OK. Grandchildren, Brandon Britton and his wife Deidre of Binger, Rusty Britton and his wife Bethanie of Mustang, OK, Teanna (Patterson) Giles and her husband Ryan of Yukon, OK, Kaylin (Patterson) Morris and her husband Jeremy of Calumet, OK, Steve (Bud) Patterson of Minco, OK, and Karlee (Patterson) Garvin and her husband Shawn of Oklahoma City, OK. Great Grandchildren, Reagan and Kaedan Britton of Guthrie, OK, Sabri and Tymber Britton of Binger, OK, Dylan and Paxton Britton of Mustang, OK, Tatum and Hunter Giles of Yukon, OK, and McKenna Morris of Calumet, OK, as well as many other relatives and friends.

Events

Services: Sickles Cemetery, Friday 10:00 Am, August 11, 2017, Lookeba, OK

Officiating: Rev. Dennis King

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Binger, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, turnerfh.net, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).