Class of 1956

1956 Maroon SpotlightPatricia Dent
Patricia Dent

Glee Club 55-56, Perryscope Staff 55-56.

Patricia Ann (Dent) Black

January 25, 1939 – April 27, 2004

Patricia Ann Black, 65, Red Rock, OK, was born January 25, 1939, in Perry, OK, the daughter of Wilma Dailey Dent and Abraham Dent Sr. She died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, in Ponca City, OK.

She graduated from Perry High School in 1956. In 1979, she attended Indian Meridian Vo Tech and received a certificate for secretarial administrative assistant. Mrs. Black moved to California in 1985 and worked for the Indian Health Service. In 1992 she returned to Noble County and served as executive secretary for the Otoe Tribe until her retirement in 2002.

She was past president of the Otoe War Mothers Chapter and Past President of the State War Mothers.

She enjoyed Bible Scriptures and her grandchildren.

Survivors include five sons, Albert Jim, Red Rock, OK, Tim Jim, Pawnee, OK, James Jim and Russell Jim, both of Grove, OK, and Jeff Littlecrow Jr., Red Rock, OK; one daughter, Angel Ann Littlecrow-Wolfe, Visalia, CA; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three brothers, Joe Dent, Red Rock, OK, Abraham Dent Jr., Stillwater, OK, and Dana Dent, Vinita, OK; five sisters, Rose Lane, Stillwater, OK, Madge Artman, Newkirk, OK, Carole Aguero, Perry, OK, Rhoda Dent, Stillwater, OK, and Edye Habibi, Enid, OK; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral service will be held at noon Friday, April 30, 2004, at the Otoe-Missouria Cultural Center at Red Rock, with Rev. Duane Pratt officiating. Interment will be in the Otoe-Missouria Tribal Cemetery at Red Rock.