Patricia Sue Doolittle, 68, LaHarpe, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.
Patricia was born Nov. 21, 1944, in Rose, the daughter of Lee Roy and Sylvia (Jones) Wright. She grew up on a farm northwest of Iola.
On Aug. 28, 1964, Patricia married Willard “Bill” Doolittle and they made their home at LaHarpe.
Survivors are her husband, Willard; four sons, Lyle Scott, Neosho Falls, Jeffrey Ray, Columbia, Mo., Billy Alan, LaHarpe, and Robert Eugene, Humboldt; one daughter, Karen LeAnn Doolittle, Bronson; two brothers, Jim Wright, Fort Worth, Texas, and Kenneth Wright, Carlyle; one sister, Gayle Ingle, Alice-ville; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Sue, five brothers and three sisters.
Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Burial will be at LaHarpe Cemetery.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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