Patsy Lee Price, 80 years old, departed from this earth at home on Fri Dec 21, 2018 after a short struggle with lung cancer. Patsy proceed to heaven to be with Jesus, her son Daniel Price and sister in law Joyce Price. Pat kept her sense of humor throughout her life as well as dealing with cancer. Pat wanted to be in heaven before Christmas.
Pat was born in Los Angeles, CA on March 19, 1938, and was an only child. Her mother, Dorothy Parker, however was one of nine children.
Pat met and married a young Marine, Ernest R. Price, of Noble OK, the love of her life, thru a friendship with her Uncle Ronnie Parker, at Camp Pendleton in 1953. She was 15 and he was 17 years. There friendship and love lasted nearly 65 years, "..'til death they did part."
After four years in the Marines, Ernie enlisted in the US Navy, and became a Seabee and Pat became the faithful Navy wife, moving from station to station. which included Hawaii, Bermuda and Camp David. While raising their two children, Daniel and Catherine, alone for long stretches of time and while Ernie served three tours in Vietnam. They retired after over 34 years of military service.
Pat is preceded in death by her mother and all eight Aunts and Uncles. In particular, she was preceded by her son Daniel in 1996, that gave her the pain only another mother whom has lost a child can understand. A pain that never went away.
Pat was a member of Paradigm Church in Norman attending whenever she physically could and was visited by many of her church family, including Pastor Ryan Wood. Pat was a strong woman of faith in Jesus, Our Lord and Savior.
We wish to thank the Norman Regional Hospital cancer unit for taking good care of her, as well as the Frontier Hospice for treating her with dignity and respect and especially nurse Katelyn for her support and compassion. A big thank you and love to Carlotta and Kimberly of Mane Man 3 for showing up every Fri at her home to wash and style her and Ernie's hair for many years.
Pat is survived by her husband Ernie Price at home, her daughter Cathy and grandsons Brian Guiddy, Jason Baker, and Anthony Guiddy all of Kingston, Ok. She is also survived by Dan's children, Amanda, Elizabeth, and Trevor of Noble. A great grandmother to Selena and Alex Hudgins of Norman, a great great grandmother to Sophia Stephens. As well as too many loved relatives and friends.
Services will be held at Havenbrook funeral home in Norman, OK on Mon Dec 31, 2018 at 2 PM in their chapel. On Sun Dec 30 there will be a viewing for friends starting 1:00 PM and visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Noble, next to her son Dan. Pat requested black clothing be avoided since this is a celebration of a life well lived.