Patricia Jo (Tillery) Huggins

Born: Tue., Apr. 6, 1937
Died: Tue., May 26, 2020


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Fri., May 29, 2020
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., May 29, 2020
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

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Maiden - Patricia Jo Tillery Huggins, 83, passed away on May 26, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.  Pat was born on April 6, 1937 to the late Clarence Elbert and Gladys Ousley Tillery in Knox County, Tennessee.  She attended Carson Newman University and graduated from Lenoir Rhyne University.  Pat was a member of First Baptist Church in Maiden.  She worked as the Director of Childcare at First Baptist Church.  Pat was the Childcare Director of First Baptist Church in Graham North Carolina before moving to Maiden, North Carolina in the late 70s.  She cherished her time working with children. 

In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by one son, John Alan Huggins.  Pat is survived by her beloved husband, Hal Moore Huggins, Jr., of the home, one son, Joe Hal Huggins, two daughters; Joan Huggins Shannon, and Jane Huggins Endicott, four grandchildren; Thomas Joseph Huggins, Jackson Hal Huggins, Samuel Robert Endicott, Elizabeth Moore Endicott, and many other cherished relatives and friends.

The Huggins family will receive friends on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 12 pm to 1 pm at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.  The funeral service will follow at 1 pm in the chapel at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.  Rev. Eddie Andrews will be officiating.  Interment will be at 1 pm on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Lynnhurst Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

In lieu of flowers, the Huggins family requests memorials be made to one of Pat's favorite charities:

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library  at  or

Friends of the Smokies - PO Box 1660  Kodak, TN   37764  or

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christine redman
   Posted Fri May 29, 2020
to hal and family we (the redman) family our deepest condolences to all of you we will keep
you all in prayers always love and huggs

Rev. Ronnie W. Parker
   Posted Sat May 30, 2020
Dear Hal and Family,
I just learned of Pat's dying yesterday.
I regret I was not with you on the day for her service.
Know of my prayers and thoughts during this most difficult time, especially as you travel to your beloved Knoxville.
Peace and Grace be with you.
Reverend Ronnie W. Parker

Anita Elliott
   Posted Sat May 30, 2020
Pat was a precious lady. I worked with her at the daycare in Maiden NC. She will be missed. Sorry for your loss.

Tim Elliott
   Posted Sat May 30, 2020
Hal, so sorry for your loss. Pat was a wonderful lady. I know you will miss her. Praying for you and your family.

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