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June 2, 2014

PATRICIA ORR-COX MAY 13, 1954 -- MAY 30, 2014

OSKALOOSA — Funeral services for Patricia Lynn Orr-Cox, age 60, of Oskaloosa, will be held on Tuesday, June 3, at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.BertrandFuneralHomes.com.

Patricia Lynn Orr-Cox was born May 13, 1954, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Vernon and Mary Katherine (Whitlatch) Orr.

She was raised in Knoxville and then in Tama during her high school years. Patricia lived in many locations throughout the United States and most recently she lived in Kalona, Fort Madison and in Oskaloosa for the last two years. In her spare time, she enjoyed watching NASCAR and even attended a race at the Newton Speedway. She also enjoyed doing crafts and painting designs on fingernails. Patricia’s greatest joy in life was her family and she cherished her children, grandchildren and mother.

Patricia passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Finley Hospital, in Dubuque, at the age of 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Carroll and her grandparents, Kenneth and Edna Orr.

She is survived by her children: Tracy (Carl) Barr, of Cedar Rapids, Dean (Tabatha) Bartley, of Nappanee, Ind., and Kurt (Roxane) Gagel, of Cozad, Neb.; parents: Mary Whitlatch, of Oskaloosa, and Vernon (Gloria) Orr, of Pella; 4 brothers; 1 sister; 13 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends.

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