Nov 26, 1929 - Dec 25, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Pat passed away December 25, 2013, with her family at her side, after a life lived with fortitude, grace, and love. She is now with her beloved husband, A.J. Pat was born in Ryan, OK on November 26, 1929, to Ollie and Sally Smith. She was a graduate of Capitol Hill High School, where she met A.J., to whom she was married for 55 joyful years. They had three daughters, Dana, Donna, and Cindy. Pat was a faithful member of Capitol Hill Baptist Church for almost 70 years, where she sang in the choir and tended babies in the nursery. Her deep love of music also inspired her to join the OKC Community College Symphonic Choir. She devoted her life to her family and her church with passion and quiet resolve, providing for all with her considerable skills as a seamstress, gardener, cook and homemaker; her presence was a comfort to everyone who knew her. She was never one to miss an OU football game on TV and eagerly followed every season. Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Ollie and Sally; her husband, A.J.; and her sister, Jenny. She is survived by her daughter, Dana Wright & husband J.B.; her daughter, Donna Herron & husband Tom; her daughter, Cindy Moses & husband Kevin. She also leaves behind five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter, as well as numerous friends and loved ones. Pat is dearly loved and will be greatly missed. The family will receive friends 2:30 - 5 p.m. Sunday, December 29 at the Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 30 at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, 304 SW 134th St. Memorials may be made to pre-school dept. at Capitol Hill Baptist Church. Friends may leave condolences at www.vondelsmithmortuary.com www.vondelsmithmortuary.com
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Published in The Oklahoman from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2013