December 31, 1944 ~ July 25, 2020
Patricia M Smith, daughter of the late Earl Cato and Nellie Estes Cato, was born on December 31, 1944 in Dexter, Missouri, and departed this life on July 25, 2020 at her residence in Bernie at the age of 75 years.
Mrs. Smith was a member of Unity Full Gospel Church in Bernie and a homemaker.
In 1960, she was first united in marriage to Harold Gregory, who preceded her in death, and to this union one son was born, Michael Gregory. In 2006, she was then united in marriage to Charles A. Smith.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Smith of Bernie; by her son, Michael Gregory (Sherry) of Bernie; by four step-sons, Chuck Smith of Perryville, Mike Smith of Advance, David Chad Smith (Jennifer) of Dexter, and Michael W. McCollough (Mary) of Dexter; by three step-daughters, Marie Oliver (Henry) of Essex, Lisa Smith of Dexter, and Kelly Edwards of Dudley; by four brothers, Earl Cato (Carolyn) of Louisiana, Richard Cato (Joan) of Tennessee, Dale Cato (Connie) of Bernie, and Clayton Cato of Bernie; by two sisters, Nancy Clay (Gary) of Seymore, Missouri and Judy Moore (Wayne Millington) of Bernie; by two granddaughters, Samantha Porter and Shawnta Walker (Joey); by three great-grandchildren, Bailey Porter, Ryker Walker, and Cypress Walker; and by several step-grandchildren.
Other than by her first husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Orville Cato and John Cato; and by her sister, Mary Duckworth.
Friends may call at Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Services will then be conducted in the Mathis Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Royce Champion officiating.
Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie is in charge of all arrangements.