Gloria Jean “Jeannie” Holland Patterson, 63, died on Sunday (Dec. 25, 2011) at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. 


Gloria Jean “Jeannie” Holland Patterson, 63, died on Sunday (Dec. 25, 2011) at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.  
She was born on Dec. 13, 1948, in Newton to Lecil and Geneva Holland. On July 25, 1968, she married Lonnie V. Patterson in Newton. They had a son, Dustin Wayne, and one daughter, Wendi.
She was a self-employed accountant and income tax preparer for nearly 30 years. She was civic-minded and helped with many charities and several veterans’ organizations. She was a wife, mother, grandmother and soon-to-be great-grandmother. She loved to travel, bowl, play bingo and occasionally gamble. She was truly loved, and she will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
She is survived by her husband, Lonnie Patterson of Newton; son, Dustin Wayne Patterson of Newton; daughter, Wendi Holeman and husband, Vincent of Newton; two brothers, Lecil Melvin Holland Jr. and Carl Holland, both of Newton; sister, Annie Sympson and husband, Harold of Newton; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lecil and Geneva Holland, and her grandparents.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. with family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Petersen Funeral Home Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Hospice, in care of Petersen Funeral Home. Contact Petersenfamilyfuneralhome@yahoo.com.