Mrs. Patricia Ann Holder Smith, 84, of Lillington died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at the home of her daughter, Donna Smith. She was born October 17, 1935 in Harnett County to the late George Edward and Mildred Gilbert Holder. She is preceded in death by her husband Harold Linwood Smith; 2 sons, Harold Linwood Smith, Jr. and Donald Edward Smith; granddaughter, Amber Nicole Smith; sister, Rena Inez “Jackie” Oliver and her husband Cecil Dwight Oliver. She graduated from Lillington High School. Patricia owned Smith’s Grocery in Lillington and enjoyed socializing with the customers. She loved to make crafts especially quilts of all sizes. Patricia worked on the farm and enjoyed gardening. She took great pride in caring for her family and helping others.
Patricia is survived by her daughter, Donna Lynn Smith; grandchildren, Haleigh Renee Byrd, Madison Lynn Byrd, Shaun Austin Jackson and Ember Ann Marie Houle; furry companion, Penny; nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday July 25, 2020 at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Chapel. Burial will follow in Harnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM.
In accordance with current North Carolina COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home requests that everyone in attendance practice social distancing and wear a face covering.
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