Nelma J. Patterson Amey Johnson, 91, died on August 9, 2016 at her home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Her funeral services will be 2:00pm on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Strode Funeral Home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Pastor Ryan Amey and Pastor Daniel Loma officiating. Strode Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Nelma was born on June 17, 1925 to George Washington and Vertie Mae Patterson in Ripley, Oklahoma. She married Wayne Fredrick Johnson on May 26, 1978 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
She was employed at Oklahoma State University for many years. She was a member of the Stillwater Travel Club.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sons; Eldon and Lynn C. Amey; one brother; Haskell Patterson; one sister; Clois Nicholson and two great granddaughters.
She is survived by two sons; Robert W. Amey and wife Rosie of Grove, Oklahoma, Neal A. Amey and wife Linda; two daughters; Jean E. Hite and husband Harold, Joan Blankinship and husband Roy; and one step-daughter; Sharyl Burri and husband Sam all of Stillwater, Oklahoma as well as 9 Grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
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