Patricia Ann Smith handed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at age 75 years. Patricia was born in Walnut Ridge Arkansas to oldsters, Albert and Mary Wilkinson, who moved to Pontiac shortly after her beginning.
She leaves behind her son, Matthew Smith, her sister and household Priscilla Elkins (Edward) of Colorado, her ex husband and good friend John G. Smith and prolonged household. She additionally leaves behind lots of her instructing associates, her faculty associates, and a mess of scholars whom she taught and bear in mind her fondly.
She was a graduate of Pontiac Central Excessive College and Oakland College receiving a Grasp’s in Studying from Michigan State College. Patricia Smith taught first grade for Clarkston Group Colleges for 28 years and following her transfer to St. Petersburg, Fl, she taught eight years for Pinellas County Colleges as a studying specialist. In her retirement she continued to work with college students at Canterbury College of Florida of their athletic program.
Patricia Smith was additionally a member Alpha Delta Kappa, a instructor’s sorority in Clarkston and Florida and was a member of Lakeland Gamers, producing performs and serving as secretary of the group.
She can be fondly remembered by her many college students as a constructive and enthusiastic instructor, who was at all times prepared to assist and encourage kids and offering particular tasks.
Memorials in her identify made be made to the Canterbury College of Florida, 990 62nd Ave NE, St.
Petersburg, FL 33702. A memorial can be held at a later date.