Patsy Lorraine Sizemore, 86, of Columbus, Kansas and formerly a long time resident of Trona died peacefully in her sleep on February 17, 2013. Having moved to Trona in 1947, Patsy was an active member of the Trona Business and Professional Women’s Club and the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.
She was a teller for Security Pacific National Bank, which had its office on Main Street in Trona. She later worked as a postal carrier when the Trona Post Office started home mail delivery service. She wrote poetry, song lyrics, and a column called A Woman’s Point of View for the Trona Argonaut and, later, for the Baxter Springs News.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one son, James H. Sizemore; and one grandson, Jeffery A. Sizemore.
She is survived by four sons Jerry H. Sizemore, Thomas A. Sizemore, Michael R. Sizemore, and A. Lee Sizemore; one daughter Cholla Sizemore; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Reprinted here at the request of Cholla Sizemore.