Patti Lynn Tracy was born on April 28, 1955 in Granite City, Illinois to John and Mary Nolen and passed away on December 27, 2021 at the age of 66 years.
She was a devout Christian who accepted Jesus as her Savior at a young age. She was an active member of numerous churches throughout her life, but most recently, she was a member of Trinity Assembly of God in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Patti attended Granite City South High School.
She married David L. Messick.
Patti married Michael Andrew Pryor Sr. on February 21, 1975. Michael passed away on March 22, 1991.
She then found her life companion in Tommy Dean Tracy and they were married on October 25, 1991 in Granite City, Illinois.
Patti was an adventurous child who loved to play practical jokes on anyone she thought was easy prey. She enjoyed craft fairs, rendezvous and singing karaoke, especially Patsy Cline.
She and Tommy spent countless hours over the years at Woodland Lakes fishing, where she would catch hundreds of bluegills.
She was preceded in death by her late husband, Michael Pryor Sr.; father, John P. Nolen; mother, Mary J. Nolen; and two sisters, Carrie J. Miles and Jonna L. Campbell.
She is survived by her husband, Tommy D. Tracy of Little Rock, Arkansas; three children, Michelle Sebacher and husband Loran of Warrenton, Missouri, Michael Pryor and wife Jennifer of Cuba, Missouri and Malia Williams and husband Jesse of Little Rock, Arkansas; one sister, Cammy S. Meyer and husband Kent of Sioux City, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan, Missouri.