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1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
Phone: (580) 668-2426
Fax: (580)-701-2576
Patricia  Runnels

Patricia Irene Runnels (Elmore)

Saturday, February 10th, 1945 - Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Wilson - Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Irene (Elmore) Runnels, 73, of Wilson, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Ardmore. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Friday, December 21, 2018 at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Wilson with Rev. Ron Elmore officiating. Interment will follow at the Morgan Rest Cemetery in Simon. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.

Patricia was born on February 10, 1945 in Springer, OK to the late Mr. George Franklin Elmore and Mrs. Martha Louise (Deathrage) Elmore.

Pat was raised in the Springer and Ardmore area. She was a graduate of Ardmore High School. She attended Nursing School at Murray State College in Tishomingo. She began her nursing career working as a Nurse Aide at the Wilson Nursing Center and later worked for the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Ardmore as a Nurse where she retired in 2009. She and Bobby Hodges married on April 4, 1964 and were blessed with three children Melissa, Robin, and Frank. Later in life she married Mr. Floyd Runnels in May of 2002 and they made their home in Wilson where they have happily remained. Pat loved shopping on QVC, visiting WinStar, taking trips and watching old westerns.

Preceding her death are her parents and a brother, Larry Elmore.

She leaves to cherish her memory, husband, Floyd Runnels of the home; son, Bobby Franklin Hodges and wife Teresa of Simon; daughters, Melissa Dawn Hodges and Christi Jones of Simon and Robin Renee Whatley and husband Jeff of Wilson; brothers, Gary Elmore and wife Teresa of Thackerville, and Sam Elmore and wife Dovie of Marietta; sister, Kathy Gamble and husband Mike of Zaneis; grandchildren, Braden Whatley and wife Jacobi, Cassidy Ramsey and husband C.J., Matthew Hodges, Wesley Hodges, Johnathon Hodges, Joshua Hodges, C.J. Hornback, Macy Owens, and Peyton Henry; great grandchildren, Jensyn and Hawk; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Serving as Casket Bearers will be Braden Whatley, Matthew Hodges, Wesley Hodges, Johnathon Hodges, Joshua Hodges, and C.J. Ramsey.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be nephews, Wesley and Weston Elmore and nieces, Christian Manton, Lindsey Elmore and Courtney Albro.

Visitation will be held from 6pm to 8pm, Thursday evening at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 20th, 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, December 20th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Alexander Gray Funeral Home Chapel, Wilson, OK
    1302 7th St.
    WILSON, OK 73463
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  • Service

    Friday, December 21st, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Friday, December 21st, 2018 2:00pm
    Alexander Gray Funeral Home Chapel, Wilson, OK
    1302 7th St.
    WILSON, OK 73463
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Ron Elmore
  • Interment

    Morgan Rest Cemetery
    Morgan Rd.
    Overbrook, 73453


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Paula Steele Jones

Posted at 08:28pm
Melissa, Robin, Frankie and family, I want you to know that I'm thinking of you all during this time of loss. I pray that God will grant you peace and draw you near to one another. Take care.

Brian Lerkins

Posted at 08:06pm
Sorry to hear of the loss of your mom, Melissa, Robin and Bobby. Prayers for you all during this time of grief. Brian Lerkins

Posted at 01:54am
May you all have comfort and peace in Pats passing. I have many wonderful memories of her. I will miss her until we meet again Love your cousin Linda

Posted at 12:27pm
Sorry for your loss. We can rely on God's words the Bible when we read that our love ones will live again. (John 5:28,29)

Alice Hartman

Posted at 12:20pm
So sorry for your loss

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