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Lorene (Patterson) Ralph

December 2, 1929 — February 22, 2024

Graveside Service for Lorene Ralph, 94 of Vian, Oklahoma will be at 2:00 PM on Monday, February 26, 2024 at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

She was born on December 2, 1929 in Vian, Oklahoma to Lue (Marlow) Patterson and Ralph Patterson and passed away on February 22, 2024 in Neosho, Missouri. She was married to Grover Edward Ralph, Jr. on October 22, 1948 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on March 20, 1976. Lorene was employed at Vian Nursing Home, where she retired after 23 years. She enjoyed her co-workers and the residents. Lorene also enjoyed taking care of her yard and flowers at her home of 45 years in Vian. Lorene then moved to Sallisaw for several years and then onto Medicalodge in Neosho, Missouri until her passing.

Survivors are son, Ronnie Ralph and Debbie of Clyde, TX; daughter, Susan Washington and Bryce of Wyandotte, OK; sister, Loretta Rogers of Sallisaw, OK; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Buddy Ralph; her second husband, Otto Woods; her parents; one brother, Gene Patterson; and one great-grandson, Nathan Ralph.

Active Pallbearers will be Will Brassfield, Tristan Hines, Justin Wimberly, Jeff Brewer, Clayton Hines and Jimmy Warren.

Viewing will be 2 – 8 PM Sunday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw where the family will greet 3 – 5 PM.

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