Patti M. Hatley-75, Edmond, Oklahoma-passed peacefully on March 18th, 2021. She was born in Longbeach, California, on May 18th, 1945, to the late William Dudley Payne and Lois Vera (Crowder)Payne. Patti graduated from Moore High School in 1963, where she was crowned Miss FFA Queen. She briefly attended UCLA college and then went on to become a flight attendant for Braniff Airlines. After having her son, Patti worked in the oil industry then finally became a full-time mom. The job she loved the best. Patti had a zest for life. Her laughter was contagious, and she had such a unique sense of humor that drew people in. Everyone adored her. One word to describe Patti was "chic." She had impeccable taste and class. Her passion was redoing old homes and interior design, which she had a natural gift. She always had an excellent eye for detail and was highly meticulous. Her home was a reflection of her style and great taste. It looked like a page in a designer magazine. She loved to share her talent with family and friends decorating their homes. She could make any home or party a show stopper. Patti had a big heart too. She was always a good listener. Patti was extremely smart and such a light to others. She enjoyed being with her close friends and especially time with her son. Her passing will leave an immeasurable void in the lives of her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother Bruce Payne. Patti is survived by her son, Rob Dunlap; grandson's, Dawson Dunlap, Bryce Dunlap; her daughter-in-law Tammy Dunlap; and many special family and friends. A private "Celebration of Life" will be held on April 24th, 5:00-6:30 poolside at her son and daughter-in-law's home. Please call (405) 605.9197 for address.
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