March 24, 1926November 15, 2012

Dorothy Frances Shelburne Pattison died on November 15, 2012 in Kerrville Texas. She was born on March 24, 1926 to Gene and Betty Shelburne in Midland, Texas, where she lived all but 2 years of her life. She married Jack Pattison in 1949 and they had 4 daughters. Dorothy was a wonderful cook and an accomplished seamstress. She had a gentle and loving spirit and never said a harsh word about anyone. She will be greatly missed by her family and all that knew her.

She is survived by her daughters: Cyntha Pattison of Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin; Lynne Lockett and husband Luster of Kerrville, Texas; Shelley Anders and husband Mark of Chehalis, Washington; and Jackie Pattison of San Angelo Texas; One sister; Lois Wallace and husband Bill of Knoxville, Tennessee; two unofficial adopted children; Nancy Berkas of Ft Atkinson, Wisconsin and Jeff Chunn of San Angelo, Texas; grandchildren Gene Smith, Greg Smith, Lindsey Anders, John Mark Anders and wife Rickie, and Katie Seppala and husband Tim; 6 great grandchildren; and many loving friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; her brother Gene Shelburne and wife Ruth; her sister Faye Kerr and husband Truman.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 18 between the hours of 6:00-8:00pm at the funeral home. A graveside service has been scheduled for Monday, November 19, 2012 at Resthaven Memorial Park at 1:00pm. Online condolences may be offered at

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be sent in Dorothy’s name to Medina Valley UMC in Castroville, Texas (PO Box 1607; 78009) or to Breast Cancer research.


  • Graveside Service Monday, November 19, 2012


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November 26, 2012

Our prayers are with you and the family.
Love, Wanda and Ernie Lucas.

Randy Murphy

November 19, 2012

I am so sorry for your lost. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Ann Elling

November 18, 2012

As Jackie Robinson said, "A life isn't significant except for its impact on other lives". I only spent a short time with Dorothy, but her kind, gentle way definitely impacted me. She lived her life with grace, setting a legacy for all to live by. My thoughts are with all of you! Take care! Hugs!

Shelley Anders

November 18, 2012 are the light of our lives. We will miss you so much..

Reed Bass

November 18, 2012

Shelly and family: I am sorry for your loss, but remember she is now in a better place, and she will always be in your hearts.