Mary Frances (Warrior) Patterson, age 75, passed away on January 26, 2017 at Pawhuska Hospital. Mary Frances was born January 6, 1942 in Pawhuska, Okla. Her parents were Robert Edward Warrior II and Joanne (Logan) Warrior.
In 1959 she married Ben Patrick Patterson, who preceded her in death. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, attending rodeos and spending time with her grandchildren. Mary Frances is survived by a son, Justin Ben Patterson, a daughter, Joanne (Patterson) Carman, sisters Jo Monica (Warrior) Burgess and Georgette (Hinkle) Graves, grandchildren Benita (Patterson) Reed, husband Shad Reed, Austin Claig Patterson, Ben Clayton Patterson, Wesley Wayne Patterson and Sadie Diane Patterson. Her great-grandchildren are Dalton James Reed, Dylan Reed and Adrian James Thomas (son of Austin Patterson).
Along with her grandparents Joe Logan and Crayton Murphy Lookout she was preceded in death by a son, Jed Logan Patterson, a brother, Allen David Warrior, and her stepfather, George Hinkle.
A memorial service was held February 1 at the Indian Camp Chapel, Pawhuska. A rosary is scheduled for Friday, February 3, 2017, also at the chapel. A service will be held at the chapel at 8 a.m. on February 4, 2017 preceding burial at the cemetery in Niotaze, Kans.
A dinner will take place following the burial at Wakon Iron Hall, Pawhuska.