Patricia Lou Bolyard North - Morgan County Herald: Obituaries

Patricia Lou Bolyard North

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Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:54 am

Patricia Lou Bolyard North, 84, of Joy, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Marietta, Ohio.

She was born June 4, 1936, in Homer Township, Morgan County, Ohio, to the late Robert and Nellie Wells Bolyard.

She formerly worked as a nurse’s aid at the Mark Rest Nursing Home, in McConnelsville, and at Rocky Boot in Nelsonville. She was a member of the Stockport Church of Christ. Patricia was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is survived by two sons, Patrick North of Beverly and Robert North of Canton; five daughters, Ilah (Jeff) Walk of Pennsville, Janet North of Joy, Sharon VanNess of Marietta, Teresa (Rick) Tompkins of McConnelsville, Jerri (Don) Parrish of Indiana; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and one brother, Kenny Bolyard of McConnelsville.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence “Red” North; a son, Keith North, Sr.; grandchildren, Keith North, Jr., Ashlee and Austin Shakle; son-in-law, Tom VanNess; three brothers; and one sister.

We would like to extend a special thank you to the Highland Oaks Nursing Home for the great care they gave to Patricia.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at the Morrison Funeral Chapel, Glouster-Bishopville, with Pastor Greg Marquis officiating.

Interment will be in the Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Please wear a face covering and observe social distancing.

A message of comfort may be sent to the family at

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