Patricia Ann “Pat” Tally

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Patricia Ann “Pat” Tally, 72, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 9, at her home in Nevada. Pat was born on Oct. 28, 1944, in Washington, D.C. to Richard David and Virginia Jean (Hillix) Nutt.

Pat’s father was in the Air Force and the family moved from California to Nevada where Pat graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1962.

On June 3, 1962, she married Lawrence E. Tally and the couple farmed southeast of Nevada for the past 55 years. She was an EMS Tech and volunteered at the Vernon County Ambulance Service. Pat was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nevada.

She enjoyed the country farm life, the cooking, the gardening, the flower beds and the chores. She will be remembered by her family as being dedicated and devoted to her Christian faith, her family and friends, as she was an inspiration to so many.

Survivors in addition to her husband, Lawrence, of the home, include one son, Brian Tally (Allison Dugan), Nevada; grandchildren, Brett Tally, Baldwin, Kan., Ashley Tally, Nevada, Chloe Tally (Zac Baldwin), Lamar, and Austin Tally, Lamar; great grandchildren, Adisynne and Khorbyn Tally, Nevada; three brothers, Don Nutt (Deborah), Peculiar, Mo., Frank Nutt, Peculiar, and Dwayne Nutt, state of California. She was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence Wayne Tally; father, Richard David Nutt; and mother, Jean McKeithan.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the First Baptist Church in Nevada with the Rev. Bill Cox officiating. Interment will follow in Milo Cemetery, Milo. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. prior to the service at the First Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made in Pat’s memory to the First Baptist Church Children’s Fund in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

You may view obituary and send condolences online at