Patsy Ann Smith, age 67 of Durham and formerly of Southern Pines, died November 21, 2014, as the result of a car accident near Orangeburg, SC.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, December 2, 10:00 a.m. at Penick Village, Southern Pines and at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Durham, NC at 3:00 p.m.
A native of north Mississippi, she was a daughter of the late Clinton and Hoyte Smith. She graduated from Mississippi State College for Women and taught in Pensacola, FL; Berlin, Germany; Florence, AL; and Durham, NC. She attended The University of the South and was ordained as an Episcopal priest in 2001. She served at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Raleigh, NC and as the Chaplain at Penick Village, Southern Pines, NC, until her retirement in 2014.
Patsy is survived by her brothers, Wendell Smith (Mae Dean) and Kerby Smith, her nephew, John Roth (Lucy), her nieces, Carla Thomas and Angie Smith; and several cousins including Barbara Burney.
She was preceded in death by her sister Judy Roth and her niece Anne Roth.
Memorials may be made to Penick Village Foundation or the Society of St. John the Evangelist.