Patricia Gail (Hefner) Smith

November 8, 1943 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 77)


Patricia Gail Hefner Smith, 77, of Mooresville, passed away, Saturday, September 4, 2021 at the Gordon Hospice House.

Gail was born November 8, 1943 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Chester M. Hefner and Madge Elliott Privette (Dwight). She attended Scotts High School and on May 13, 1961, she married Thomas Nicholas “Nick” Smith, Sr., who passed away in 2009. She was a member of New Perth ARP Church and was the office manager for Iredell Urological Clinic. She loved spending time with her family, watching TV, cooking, doing crossword puzzles and she always had a large green cup filled with Sundrop.

She is survived by three children, Allison S. Albin (Matt) of Troutman, Thomas N. “Nick” Smith, Jr. of Mooresville, Elliot “Kyle” Smith of Wilmington; six grandchildren, Nicholas Smith (Ashley), Dr. Josh Smith (Jamie), Kylee Tyson (Ken), Logan Albin, Madison Albin, Landon Stevens (Griffin); one great granddaughter, Mila Smith and another great granddaughter, Ellie Smith due in October 2021; one brother, Tony Hefner; six sisters-in-law, Sue Meadows (Jackie), Sybil Little (Billy), Bonnie Smith, Charlotte Smith, Peggy Jo Smith, Frances Smith and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, step-father and husband, Gail was preceded in death by a brother, Doug Hefner; five brothers-in-law, Billy R. Smith, Sonny Smith, Wayne Smith, Ray Smith, Junior Smith and two sisters-in-law, Mafielda Brown and Katrina Smith.

Graveside services will be held 11:00am Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at New Perth ARP Cemetery with Rev. Charles Hammond officiating.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the loving care provided by the nurses and staff of the Gordon Hospice House.

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Graveside Service
September 7, 2021

11:00 AM
New Perth ARP Church Cemetery


Gordon Hospice House
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625

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