Patricia Smith, 44, of 113 Elizabeth Ave., Havelock, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at her residence.


Patricia Smith, 44, of 113 Elizabeth Ave., Havelock, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at her residence.



She was a graduate of East Carteret High School, Elizabeth City State University, and N.C. A&T State University and received her masterís degree from Appalachian State University. She was employed with the Charleston, S.C. and the Carteret County School systems as a speech pathologist. She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Gamma Zeta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, and she was a member of Mt. Tabor M.B. Church where she served on the Usher Board and was vice-president of the United Sisters in Christ.



Funeral was Nov. 1 at Mt. Tabor M.B. Church with the Rev. Hubert Judon officiating. Interment was at Carteret Memorial Gardens.



She is survived by her husband, Larry Murrell Jr. of the home; one stepdaughter, Lawanda Lynette Murrell of Beaufort; her mother, Ada Smith of Beaufort; two brothers, Lewis Smith of Maysville and Arthur Smith of Beaufort; three sisters, Jennie Collins of Havelock, Vanessa Lee of Virginia Beach, Va., and Clarissa Smith of Montclair, N.J.



The family will receive friends at the home.



Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, New Bern.