Graveside services for Patricia Gullic, 72, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gullic died at 4:47 a.m., Friday, February 21, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born January 23, 1942, at Thayer, Missouri, to F. P. and Maude Elizabeth Ellis Hayes. On August 17, 1963, she was married at Mountain Home, Arkansas, to Tedd Morse “Teddy” Gullic, who preceded her in death on January 12, 2005. Patricia was humble, selfless and generous. She found great pleasure in simple things. She loved gardening. Patricia was an avid reader and really treasured the West Plains Public Library. She was a magnificent cook and enjoyed preparing large meals for her family and friends. The joy of her life was her family, who all dearly loved her and will greatly miss her. The most important thing in Patricia’s life was her faith. She accepted Christ when she was a teenager. Her favorite book was the Bible, which she read daily. She was especially fond of the Book of Psalms.
She is survived by three children, Stephen Gullic, wife, Kristin, David Gullic, wife Debbie and Mark Gullic; two grandchildren, A. J. Ward, wife Christina and Vaughan Ward; two great-grandchildren, William and Savannah; three sisters, Sue Miller, husband, Bob, Cheryl McGlynn, husband, John and Ann Strong, husband, David; two sisters-in-law, Jeanne Squires and Pam Harris; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, one brother, Doug Hayes and one niece Kathleen Miller, precede her in death.
Mrs. Gullic will lie in state from 3:00 p.m., Tuesday until Noon Wednesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideon Bible Society or West Plains Public Library, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.