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Patricia Cora Mobley

November 6, 1938 February 10, 2019
Patricia Cora Mobley
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On Sunday, February 10, 2019, Patricia Cora Mobley of Neskowin, Oregon passed away at the age of 80. Pat was born in Winnemucca, Nevada on November 6, 1938 to Richard and Cora Flaiz and was the oldest of 4 children. They moved to the John Day area in 1944 where she went to school and graduated from Long Creek High School in 1956. The family then moved to Kinzua in 1958. Pat graduated from business college and worked for a lumber company in Portland for 2 years.
She came home for the Spray rodeo and met the love of her life, calf roper Verne Mobley. A year later Pat and Verne were married in Kinzua, Oregon on May 27, 1961. Son Mark was born in 1962 and Ron was born in 1964. Pat was the bass player and lead vocalist for the Sundowners band that included Verne, Mark, Ron and Don Mobley.
Pat helped teach at the Kent grade school, she organized a women’s bowling team in Madras, and then took a job as Postmaster in Shaniko for 12 years. After retiring from their ranch, Pat and Verne did some traveling around in an RV. They fell in love with the Oregon Coast and built a home in Cloverdale in 2007, where they lived for 10 years before buying an ocean view home in Neskowin.
Pat is survived by her husband Verne; her sister Sandy Dames and brother Richard Flaiz; son Mark, his wife Susan, and their sons Dave & Jon; son Ron & Amy Coy, Ron’s son Nolan and daughter Karissa, her husband Tyler Gorham and their sons Heston and Royce(born 2-5-2019); and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Elsa Mae Gibson.
Services will be held on February 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in The Dalles, Oregon at the Spencer Libby & Powell Funeral Home.

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2:00 PM 2/17/2019 2:00:00 PM
Spencer Libby & Powell Funeral Home

1100 Kelly Ave.
The Dalles, OR 97058

Spencer Libby & Powell Funeral Home
1100 Kelly Ave. The Dalles 97058 OR
United States

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