|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1946|
|Death: ||Jun. 13, 2013|
Shawnee resident Patty McWilliams went home to be with the Lord on 12 Jun. 2013, surrounded by family & friends.
Patty was born 22 Aug. 1946, in Joplin, Mo., to Arnold & Ruth (Carter) Long. She was the second of two children.
Patty married Warren McWilliams 31 May 1968, in Bartlesville.
Patty is survived by her husband Warren, her daughters Amy & Karen, her brother Meredith Long, & his family — his wife Janice, their son Brad, & their daughter Melinda & her family & a number of cousins & their families. She also leaves behind her adopted family, the Kellys, & innumerable friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arnold & Ruth.
Patty grew up in Joplin, Miami, Okla., & Bartlesville. She graduated from College High School in Bartlesville in 1964 & attended Oklahoma Baptist University. Patty was an active member of University Baptist Church in Shawnee since 1976, where she sang in the choir, played in the hand-bell choir, & taught in the Sunday School program. She was involved in many community activities & enjoyed working on her family's genealogy. Patty managed the OBU bookstore for many years. She was an avid fan of Bison basketball.
A memorial service will take place at 1:30 p.m., Monday, 17 Jun. at University Baptist Church, 2515 N. Kickapoo, Shawnee. The family will be available to visit with friends following the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Mission Shawnee (www.missionshawnee.org) or the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org/donate).
Arnold Eston Long (1916 - 2011)
V. Ruth Carter Long (1918 - 2012)
Resthaven Memorial Park
Plot: Garden of Trinity, # 16
Created by: Audrey Russell
Record added: Jun 20, 2013
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