PERRYSVILLE, Ind. — Patricia R. Tolbert, 75, of Perrysville, passed away at 3 p.m. CST Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, Ill.
She was born March 29, 1938, in Fountain County, the daughter of the late Frank W. and Marie Martin Jarred.
She married Ben Bruce Tolbert on April 27, 1958, at Stringtown Church of God south of Covington. He survives.
Other survivors include her children, Bruce Alan (Tami) Tolbert of Covington, Ind., Sandy (Bill) Fitzwater of Georgetown, Ill., Tracie Tolbert and Rich (Michelle) Tolbert, both of Perrysville, and Joe (Amy) Tolbert of Newport, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marilyn Keller and Jean Ann Montaque, both of Perrysville.
Pat was preceded in death by one sister, Judith Jarred, and two brothers, Charles “Butch” and Harold “Whop” Jarred.
Pat attended Perrysville High School. She enjoyed mushrooming, hunting, country music and the Game Show Network. Pat was a lifelong resident of Perrysville. She had an amazing heart and a special way of bonding with children of all ages. Pat was a wonderful mother, grandma and friend to many. She touched many lives and will be dearly missed.
Funeral services: 10 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 16, at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind. Officiating: Pastor John Hawkins. Burial: Hicks Cemetery, Perrysville. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the funeral home.
The family request contributions to the Perrysville or Newport Volunteer Fire Departments. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.