Patricia Gayle Seymour

Sept. 20, 1938 - Jan. 23, 2008



Patricia Gayle Seymour, 69, died on Wednesday, January 23, 2008, in Portland, Ore. Gayle was born September 20, 1938 in Lincoln, Nebr., to William and Gwen Seymour. The family moved to Ashland in 1954 and she graduated from Ashland High School in 1956.



Shortly after graduation from high school, Gayle married Richard Nix and they moved to Highland, Calif., where she spent an active life raising her two children. In 1974, the family moved to Albany, Ore., where she worked briefly at Central Elementary School and then at Hewlett Packard for several years. Her interests were her family, her home, various crafts and gardening.



Surviving are her daughter, Lori Johnson (Ray) and son, William Nix (Terry) of Albany; mother, Gwen Chamberlain; sister, Genene Mulloy; and brothers, William Seymour (Sue) of Ashland and Dan Seymour of Claremont, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Derek Johnson, Riley Nix and Kirby Nix, all of Albany.



A private memorial will take place in Ashland at a later date. Memorial contributions in Gayle's name can be made to Our House of Portland, 2727 Alder, Portland, OR 97214; website www.ourhouseofportland.org.