DORENE BRUCE PATTERSON, 82, of Brady, TX died
on March 31, 2008, with burial in Rest Haven
She was born on July 15, 1925, in Junction, TX,
the daughter, of Andrew & Mary Alice Poe Bruce.
Dorene attended Ranger High School in the Class
of 1942 at Ranger, TX & married Lloyd Patterson
From 1977 until 1991, she was the secretary for
the City of Brady and had also been secretary
bookkeeper for the Brady Municipal Gas System
and for Frank Corder Exxon & Brady Manufacturing.
She was a member of the Brady Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include one son, Carl Patterson of
Weatherford; a daughter, Ann Johnson, and her
husband Ross; five grandchildren; and one great-
She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers
Roy Bruce (RHS-1931) & Andrew Hale Bruce; & sisters,
Willa Mae Bruce Coleman (RHS-1923), Maude Bruce
Campbell (RHS-1931), and Mary Arrendale.