Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1942

DORENE BRUCE PATTERSON, 82, of Brady, TX died on March 31, 2008, with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery. 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- grandchild. 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.