Shirlene Patterson |

Shirlene Patterson

Shirlene Patterson, 69, passed away Oct. 7, 2005, at her daughter’s home in Rifle.

She was born Aug. 8, 1936 in Paduca, Texas, to William J. and Mary (Holt) Auld.

She was a registered nurse for many years at various institutions.

Shirlene was married to O.Z. Jeter, now deceased, and had five children by that union.

Shirlene later married Carl Patterson.

She had been a resident of Rifle for six weeks.

She loved to read, and most of all loved spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband; son Cody Jeter of Parachute; daughter Brazos (Greg) Scandlin; sisters Glenda and Dovie, both from Lockney, Texas, and Betty, also from Texas; seven grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren.

Shirlene was preceded in death by her first husband; two sons, William and Zane Jeter; and one daughter, Caroline Jeter.

Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Rifle Funeral Home Chapel.

A chapel service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Rifle Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Del Whittington, of the Open Door Church in Rifle, officiating.

Burial will be at the Orchard Mesa Cemetery in Grand Junction. The Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials can be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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