Ola Marie Wade Submitted by: Ola Marie (Wade) Patterson
I was born on May 5, 1905 in Heavener, Indian Territory to Scott Alec and Mary (Heavener) Wade. Both of my parents were living in Indian Territory when they met and married. I had three siblings with one brother, William Joseph, being an original enrollee. I attended schools at Reichert and Tuskahoma, Oklahoma. I married Opel Holman Patterson in Cameron, Oklahoma and lived in Heavener, Oklahoma. I have spent my life being a homemaker and taking care of our children. We had five children: S.J. Patterson was born September 4, 1925. Ople Junior was born December 25, 1928. Albert Bill was born July 15, 1933. Delbert was born January 6, 1936. Bobby Joe was born January 8, 1942. There are three great grandchildren.