Patricia Ann Smith, 83, of Syracuse, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Overbrook Center in Middleport. She was born on September 18, 1933 in Portland, Ohio to the late Frank and Elsie (Hunter) Smith. She was the owner and operator of the Middleport Book Store for many years.

She is survived by: her children, Ronald Smith, of Forsyth, Georgia, Cathy Crow, of Syracuse, Ohio (spouse Fred W Crow III); siblings, Donald Smith of Racine (spouse, Vickie), Janice Salser of Racine (spouse Ronald), Ray Smith of Racine (spouse Roberta), Mary Jane Johnson of Pomeroy (spouse Joe); grandchildren, Amy Walker of Forsyth, Georgia, PJ Smith of Forsyth, Georgia (spouse Tiffany), Sam Smith of Pensacola, Florida (spouse Melissa) Cannon Smith of Atlanta, Georgia (spouse Sarah), Maggie Smith of Atlanta, Georgia, Frederick (Wil) Crow, IV, of Columbus, Charles (Blake) Crow of Columbus; great grandchildren, Hunter Walker, Abby Walker, Seth Smith, Savannah Smith, Skylar Smith, Jase Smith, Waylon Smith, Lily Smith, Alyssa Smith, Maddox Smith, and Francis Smith.

She is preceded in death by: Oris Smith, husband;
Frank and Elsie Smith, parents; Herbert Smith, brother and Chris Smith, daughter-in-law.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Racine Baptist Church with Pastor Duke Holbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Letart Falls Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the local chapter of the Gideons.

The funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy.

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