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Patricia Gayle ‘Susie’ Smith

Patricia Gayle “Susie” Smith, 68, of Advance, lost her battle with lymphoma on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at her home.

She was born Dec. 7, 1950 in Union County, S.C., a daughter to the late J.D. Smith and Lillian Ferol Oglitree Smith. She was also preceded in death by: her step-mother, Maggie Smith Shook; and brothers John, Robert “Hoppy” and Terry Smith.

She was a joyful soul. She loved music, singing and being around people, especially family. She attended Victory Baptist Church and Camp Manna.

Survivors: brothers, James “Fisher” Smith (Melanie) and David Smith, both of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; caregivers and nieces, Jenny Rosier (Tad) and Melissa Smith; and other family members including Tammy Lagle (Gene), Clay Smith (Bobbi Jo), Misty Smith, Jim Smith (Wendy), James Robert Smith and Jacob Smith and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 4-5 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee. A funeral service will follow at 5 p.m., also at Victory Baptist, with the Rev. Shelby Harbor and Stan Riddle officiating. Burial will be at Gilean Baptist Church in Jonesville, S.C.

Condolences: daviefuneralservice.com.