Salem – Pat, 81,
died Saturday, February 14 in Salem. She was born on Christmas
Day, 1933 in Liberal, KA to Millard R. and Nora N. (Dupray)
Williams. Pat was a perfectionist from the very start,
excelling at anything she did. She was a master tailor, at any
form of needlework, from bobbin lace to leather.
passions were her dog, Duffy, art and books. She also
continued with her Mother’s genealogy research. Pat married
Damon L. Smith, also from Liberal on September 30, 1953.
Together they lived in Colorado and the Dallas, TX area, while
he worked for 3M. Pat nursed Damon at home through a seven
year trial with cancer, until his passing. She then moved to
Salem to be near family.
Pat is survived by
sister: Joyce Shepard; niece: Lydia A. Friesen; nephew: Mark
(Judy) Friesen; grandnephews: Nick (Rockie) Friesen and Sam (Lacee)
Friesen; one great-grandnephew and three great-grandnieces all
of Salem. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister,
Services will be
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm at North Santiam
Funeral Service, 224 N. third Avenue, Stayton. Private
interment will be in Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton.
Contributions may be made to Smile Train or Texas Baptist
Children’s Home. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.