Patricia A. Little, 78, of Moline, IL, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island, Rock Island, IL.
Patricia was born on July 15, 1935, in Decatur, IL, the daughter of Donald F. and Bonnie Mae (Goodsell) Little. Her undergraduate work was completed at Millikin University. She received her master’s degree from Sangamon State University. Patricia worked as a licensed professional counselor in mental health. She married Paul Turner in August of 1956, in Decatur, IL.
Patricia was a member of Church Universal Triumphant, League of Women Voters, and the Republican Party. She was also a member of the Social Service Department at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur and helped to organize the Boy’s Club of Decatur. She enjoyed gardening and painting. More than anything, Patricia loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include: Children Teresa (John) Pierce Orion, IL; Paula (Carl) Wilke Aurora, IL; Steve (Michele) Turner Mt. Zion, IL; Curt (Kim) Turner St. Charles, MO; 4 grandchildren Ben Pierce Overland Park, KS; Andrea Pierce Richmond, VA; Adam Pierce Chicago, IL; Paul Turner San Diego, CA; Brother Don (Debbie) Little Decatur, IL; Sister Dorothy Dee Piper McKinney, TX; 2 nieces Tara and Nicole; 2 nephews Brian and Mickey
She was preceded in death by her son, James Todd Turner.