Patricia Tullock

Aug 27, 1942 - Feb 28, 2021

Patricia Tullock

August 27, 1942 - February 28, 2021


Patricia Tullock, age 78, of New London, MO, died Sunday, February 28, 2021, at 11:28 am in St. John's Hospital.

Pat was born August 27, 1942 in Quincy, IL, a daughter of Ralph and Evelyn White Higdon. She married Joseph Richard "Rich" Tullock on December 7, 1968 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on November 22, 2020.

Pat was a graduate of Quincy High School. She also completed her training as an LPN in Quincy. Over the years, Pat worked as a nurse in various nursing homes in Quincy, where she shared her gift of compassion and caring for others.

Survivors include seven children: Kelvin (Kelly) Roberts of Quincy, IL; Rodney (Gayla) Roberts of Quincy, IL; Kerri (Randy) Strode of Murrayville, IL; Dina (Ron) Dreyer of Quincy, IL; Carmen Tullock of Barry, IL; Suzie (Shawn) Harvey of New London, MO and Rich (Danell) Tullock of Clayton, IL; 21 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; three siblings: Dorothy (Butch) Obert of Camp Point, IL; Beverly (Kermit) Koontz of Quincy; and Allen (Leslie) Higdon of Tulsa, OK; her aunt, Marjorie Hancock of Palmetto, GA; her uncle, Harry "Junior" (Karen) White of Perry, IL; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins..

In addition to her husband, Pat was preceded in death by her parents.

Services: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Harris officiating.

Burial: Payson New Cemetery, Payson, IL

Visitation: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: The Crossing. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


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