Patricia “Pat” Broyles

Published 4:24 pm Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Patricia “Pat” Broyles, 60, of Elizabethton, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018, at Johnson City Medical Center.
She was a native of Johnson City and a daughter of Natilee Hurt Stinnett of Johnson City and the late Kenneth Stinnett.
Pat was an avid dog lover and founded Broyles Adoption, where she took in abandoned dogs with special attention to pregnant dogs. She gave a loving home to them as they birthed and nursed their babies until time to adopt them out to loving forever homes. Pat was affectionately known as the “dog lady” by many over the years. She had previously served as President of the Carter County Humane Society and devoted many selfless hours to her passion.
Pat’s hobbies included crocheting, quilting, sewing and canning and she enjoyed giving the fruits of her labor to others. She was an incredible woman of strength and will be missed by all of her family and many friends.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, David W. Broyles, in 2008; two daughters, Wendy Michelle Shuffler and Tara S. Fields; a son, Derick W. Fields; and three brothers, Larry, Lynn and Raymond Stinnett.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her son, Harley Lee White and wife Taylor of Elizabethton; two sisters, Wanda DeBord of Morristown and Marilyn Watts of Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Madison Ann Shuffler; and also several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Pat will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 4, in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, with Pastor Alan Stewart officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until the service hour. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 5, at Roselawn Memory Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. For those attending this service you are asked to meet at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made to the Carter County Humane Society, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be made online at
Arrangements by Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City (423), 928-2245.

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