Coats, NC: Ms. Patricia M. Babcock, age 77, of Coats, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at Emerald Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lillington, NC. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel in Four Oaks, NC. Officiating will be Chaplain Robbie O’quinn. Burial will follow in the Price-Crocker Cemetery in Pine Level, NC.
Ms. Babcock was born on June 24, 1943 in Fargo, North Dakota to the late Gerald and Katherine Ruth Wagner Babcock. Pat was preceded in death by her brother (Robert Babcock), her first husband (Fritz Dale Falcon) and by her soulmate (Marshall "Bill" Pollard) and a step-son. Pat started her career in nursing graduating from UND-WILLISTON where she earned her LPN license. She worked at Mercy hospital in Williston, ND. She was a CHR at Trenton Indian Service Area in Trenton, ND for a number of years in the late 70's. She also worked in South Dakota, private nursing in North Dakota and finally retiring from nursing from Betsy Johnson Memorial in Dunn, NC.
On November 5, 1960 Pat married Fritz Dale Falcon, ending in divorce. Shortly thereafter she met Marshall "Bill" Pollard while he was touring the region with his country band, "The Country Showmen", moving with him to Angier, NC.
Pat is survived by her children, Judi (James) Wyland in Merrill, Wisconsin, Karen (Troy) Johnson in Williston, ND, Dale Terry (Anita) Falcon half in Merrill, Wis and half in Williston, ND, Susan (Jim) Rehak in Williston, ND and Bruce (Brenda) Falcon in Williston, ND. One sister-in-law Carol Babcock in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Step-sons B.J. (Jessica) Pollard in Selma, NC and Dale (Rhonda) Pollard in Pensacola, FL. Along with 25 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren with 3 on the way. Along with numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM on Tuesday March 15, 2022 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC prior to the service.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com.
The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers during this time.