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Obituaries

August 25, 2013

Patricia ‘Patti’ E. (Markum) Miles

NORMAN — Patti Markum Miles, 55, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Branford, Fla. Patti was born Nov. 17, 1957, in Costa Mesa, Calif., to Patricia and W. A. Markum Jr.

She grew up in Norman and graduated from Norman High School in 1976 where she enjoyed being a part of vocal music and drama. She continued her love for music at the University of Tulsa as a member of the honor choir and graduated with a degree in accounting.

She met and married Kevin Miles at TU and they remained in Tulsa until divorcing in the early 1990s. Patti worked in accounting with several firms prior to being disabled with depression and anxiety. She lived in Norman until January 2004, when she moved to Branford, Fla. where she lived with her brother, Greg, until her passing. Patti was an avid reader, enjoyed watching TV and going out to eat and movies.

Patti was preceded in death by her parents, Patricia "Pat" and W.A. "Mark" Markum Jr. of Norman and older sister, Teresa (Markum) Crater of Kansas City, Mo.

Patti is survived by her brother, Greg Markum, of Branford, Fla.; her sister Marti (Markum) Malicki and her husband Bill; nieces, Christin and Joy Malicki; nephews, Jackson and Spencer Malicki of Norman; and adopted niece, Shelby Markum of Overland Park, Kan.

Patti wished to be cremated and no services are planned at this time. Funeral services are by Williams, Thomas Funeral Home.

To honor Patti's memory please donate to organizations to cure heart disease or mental illness.

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