Patricia Marie Fourkiller, 82 years old of Stilwell, Fairfield Community, Oklahoma has passed into the gracious care of the Lord on September 5, 2023. Patricia was born to Nancy and James Grigsby on April 22, 1941, in Stilwell, Oklahoma. She had nine siblings.
She is survived by her husband Raymond Fourkiller, of Stilwell, Oklahoma, her daughter Lynn and husband Anthony Swearengin, grandchildren Levi and Ethan, of Cherokee North Carolina, her son Kevin and wife Karen Fourkiller and grandchildren Josh and wife Tiara, Rance and wife Samantha, Joah Fourkiller and Tyler Dobbs and wife Bailey. Great grandchildren Creed, Lyric, Crossley, Ellie, River, Shiloh, Marney, and Dempsey of Stilwell, Oklahoma. Her son Brice Fourkiller, grandchildren Jordan, Jeshua, and Paige Fourkiller, great grandchildren Leytin, Luzita, and Nevaeh, and of Stilwell, Oklahoma. Her daughter Sis and husband Duck Lossiah, grandchildren Josiah, Felix, and Maya Lossiah of Cherokee, North Carolina.
Patricia graduated from Northeastern State University of Tahlequah, Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Education. She taught two years in Gallup, New Mexico, one year in Pinion, Arizona and retired after thirteen years of teaching second grade at Cherokee Central Schools in Cherokee, North Carolina.
“As a grandma, I’m not perfect, I make mistakes. I forget things. I lose my cool, and some days I go a little crazy. But it’s okay because in the end no one could ever love my kids and grandkids the way I so! 1. Josh, Rance, Joah, Tyler, Ellie, Creed, Lyric, Crossley, River, and Shiloh, Ethan and Levi, Jordan, Paige, and Jeshua, Leytn, Lucita, and Neveah, Josiah, Felix, Maya, Dempsey, Marney, Lynn, Kevin, B.C., and Sis."