Patricia Ann Dodson of Oklahoma City left this life peacefully on November 7, 2020.
She was born in McCurtain, OK on July 9, 1924 to Isaac (Ike) and Dora Hayes. She was a woman of many talents. She worked in labor and delivery nursing, retail sales, and accounting throughout her life. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Her hobbies included dancing, cooking, listening to music, and reading her Bible. She had an unwavering Christian faith. She will be deeply missed by family and friends. We are comforted to know she has begun her journey in heaven after a full life of 96 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Chamas L. Dodson; son, J. Frederick Nydegger; brothers, Columbus Hayes, Monroe Hayes, and Lawrence Hayes; sisters, Dovie Cooper and Irene Monks. She is survived by her sister, Velma Ross; daughter, Denise Tabor; son, James Dodson; 6 grandchildren, Patty Nydegger, Sheryl (Nydegger) Oliveira, Jason Nydegger, Kimberly (Nydegger) Mockler, Nicole Dodson, and Levi Dodson; 14 great grandchildren and many beloved friends.
The family would like to acknowledge the staff at Crossroads Hospice for providing kind and compassionate care.
Visitation will be on Thursday, November 12 from 6-8 pm at Resthaven Funeral Home. Celebration of her life will be on Friday, November 13 at 2 pm at Resthaven Funeral Home. Masks are required at the visitation and service. Livestream of the service will be available. Pallbearers will be James Dodson and Levi Dodson. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
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