Tamera Lynn Patterson, 39, of Grants Pass died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Three Rivers Community Hospital.
A memorial service was held at Hull & Hull Funeral Directors. Private interment will be at Hawthorne Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to the Women's Crisis Center of Grants Pass, 560 N.E. F St., Suite A430, Grants Pass, OR 97526.
She was born Aug. 10, 1969, in Hawthorne, Calif., to Jay Jeffery and Kathi Elaine (Keohen) Patterson. In 1987, she graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in Arroyo Grande, Calif. She moved to Grants Pass 10 years ago from California. She was a medical professional and she worked for the Women's Crisis Center in Grants Pass for the past year.
She enjoyed poetry and song writing.
Survivors, all of Grants Pass, include two sons, Cameron Davis and Lucas Martin; her father and stepmother, Jay and Bonnie Patterson; her mother, Kathi Patterson; and a sister, Lenea Patterson.