Patricia Crowe, age 71, of Decatur went home to be with her Lord Jesus on Sunday, August 31, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Decatur on October 10, 1942, to Woodrow D. Smith and Ollie Mae Stroup Smith. Patsy will be remembered by many for her years of management in the local restaurant industry.
With a true passion for learning many different things throughout her life, some of her hobbies included cooking, reading, hunting, sewing and painting. While having to overcome her own physical disability over the last few years of her life, Patsy would always encourage others to overcome any challenges that they to may face. She was an active member of the Wesley acres Sunday School Class.
Ms. Crowe was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Jackie Wallace and Lynn Wilkes; and one niece, Amber Smith.
Survivors include two brothers, William M. "Sonny" Smith (Eva) of Prospect, TN and Johnny Lott (Susan) of Decatur; a special friend, Bill Nichols of Somerville; four nephews, David B. Smith of Prospect, TN, Michael Lott (Catie) of Chattanooga, TN, Dennis Johnson of Gulfport, MS and Joey Davis of Wetempka; four nieces, Connie Plemons (Mike) of Hartselle, Debbie Green (Johnny) of Decatur, Kellye Riggs of Ardmore, TN and Tanya Swindle of Birmingham and 11 great-nephews and nieces.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Decatur Morgan Hospital for their special care.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Guestbook available at www.sheltonfuneralhome.net.
This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.