Patricia P. Corke, Phd, MD, 80, passed away on March 14, 2015 in Houston, Texas. She was born in Dallas, Texas to Marvin and Louise Corke. She is survived by her best friend, Patricia Shroyer. She was preceded by her son, Perry Winfield Corke. Dr. Corke has been practicing psychiatry in the Clear Lake area for over 30 years. She recieved her doctorate in psychology from the University of Houston in 1961. After teaching at the university level, She attended medical school at UTMB and became board certified in Neurology. She then completed her residency in psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine.Dr. Corke was a member of many professional and honor organizations, such as, Phi Beta Kappa, American Medical Association, and American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Corke had a long life filled with good friends. She had a passion for helping others as well as helping animals. A memorial will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM at Crowder Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a memorial donation in Dr. Corke’s memory may do so to the Dachshund Rescue of Houston at www.dachshundrescueofhouston.org.