OBITUARY: Patricia ‘Littlie’ Arnell Bullock


Mother Patricia “Littlie” Arnell Bullock, age 58, a resident of Columbia, passed away Friday, March 24, 2023, at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Born on November 24, 1964, in Maury County, Patricia was the daughter of the late Thomas Mayes and the late Peggy Cleo Virginia Wilson.

She was educated in the Maury County Public School System and worked thirty one years as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Patricia was a member of Faith United Missionary Baptist Church where she served as the mother of the church.

She loved shopping, volunteering, and doing charity work. Extremely family-oriented, Patricia was the backbone of her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was always full of life, loved to laugh and have a good time with her friends and family.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Paul Bullock of Columbia, son, Michael Alonzo Alderson, Jr. of Columbia, daughter, Aquala Alderson of Columbia, stepchildren, Kristian J. Bullock of Mt. Pleasant, Larry K. Williams of Columbia, brothers, Randolph Wilson of Columbia, Vincent Wilson of Nashville, twin sister, Pamela “Biggie” Sowell of Nashville, grandchildren, LaBrandreonya Bumpas, Keylan Hamler, A’Zereon Alderson, Anyia Gant, five step-grandchildren, aunt, Joyce Anne McGavovk, sisters in law, Doris, Margaret, and Patricia, brothers in law, Charles and James, special friends, Margaret “Neicey” Jones, LaTanya Perkins, and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her special aunt, Willa Mae “Willie” Jordan and sister-in-law, Fannie Wells.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 3:00 PM at Maury Memorial Gardens with Dr. Larry Thomas officiating. A visitation will also be held on Saturday 2:00 – 3:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Dale Oden, Randy Bryant, Christopher Alderson, Kristian Bullock, Brandon Hudspeth, and Shon Bullock. Flower girls will include family and friends.


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