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Patricia Gillihan

November 20, 1947 — February 12, 2022

Patricia Ann Heilmann Sullivan Gillihan, age 74, of Valdosta, went to meet her Lord on February 12, 2022. She was born in Springfield, Ohio as one of 3 children to the late Francis Heilmann and Rosemary Croyle Jarrett.
Patsy passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Langdale Hospice House following a long battle with cancer.
She was an active member of Charity Baptist Church in Hahira. Her hobbies and interests included traveling, visiting friends and family members, visiting her 10 grandchildren, Yoga, gardening, and feeding birds.
Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Larry W. Gillihan, of Valdosta; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Sue Heilmann of Port Richey, FL; son and daughter-in-law Johnny and Debbie Sullivan of Tallahassee, FL; daughter and son-in-law Christina M. and Dr. Kirk Woelffer of Raleigh, NC; son and daughter-in-law, Larry W., Jr, and Elizabeth Gillihan of Carmel, IN. Patsy leaves behind her 10 grandchildren, McKenzie and Hailey Sullivan of Saline, MI, Dane, Abigail, and Gretchen Woelffer of Raleigh, NC, Jack, Ella, Kevin, Matthew, and Ryan Gillihan of Carmel, IN; nieces, Jennifer Gillihan Maldonado and Julie Shankle Smalley; nephews, Anthony Gillihan and Bryn Shankle. She also leaves behind her long-time and very dear neighbors Maria, Amy, and Alan Nelson, Michael and Shannon Hicks and Verna Looney. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Frank Heilmann, and son Scott Sullivan.
Memorial services will be held at Carson Mclane Funeral Home on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 3 pm. The family will receive friends in the chapel one hour prior to the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Charity Baptist Church in Hahira, GA. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at Carson McLane Funeral Home

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