Marjorie Patterson was born in Schurz, Nev. on Dec. 21, 1946 to Hank and Margaret Patterson. Marge was the 11th of 12 children. She passed away on Nov. 7, 2011 at Dolano Regional Hospital.
Marge was a very happy, giving lady and loved life. She loved playing handgames, fishing and being around her family and friends. She could always make people laugh.
She is survived by three sisters, Madeline Frank of Schurz, Della Patterson of Fish Lake Valley and Stella Pillaca of Bishop; one brother, Alfred Patterson of Fish Lake Valley; one daughter, Lisa McBride of Lemoore; three sons, Gabby McDarment, Sr. of Fish Lake Valley, Sammy McDarment of Fish Lake Valley and Tim McDarment of Porterville; 25 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family through her friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hank and Margaret Patterson; four brothers, Stanley Patterson, Aleck Patterson, Alvis Patterson and Wilfred Patterson; three sisters, Josephine Shoshone, Dorothy O’Daye and Amelia Frank; one son, Hollis McDarment; and one grandson, Seth McDarment.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. in Fish Lake Valley on Saturday. Graveside services will be held at Fish Lake Valley Cemetery. A cry dance will be held at the graveside.