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Patricia Ann Smith

June 23, 1944 — August 25, 2022

Patricia Ann Smith, 78, of Bon Aqua, TN, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at TriStar Horizon Medical Center.

Patricia was born on June 23, 1944, in Centerville, TN to the late Delbert Shelby, Sr. and Thelma Smith Shelby. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Delbert Shelby, Jr. She is survived by her husband, William “Will” Joseph Smith; son, James Goodwin (Donnise) Smith; grandchildren, Amber Paige (Darrell) Hollars, Jacob Houston (Jessica Mangrum) Smith, Isabella Rose Smith; great grandchildren, Presley Reece Hollars and Emmalee Smith.

Patricia was a member of Belmont Church. She was a loving Wife and Mother to all. Patricia had a “green thumb” when it came to gardening and was a bird “enthusiast.”  She will be missed dearly by those who knew and loved her.

“Be happy for me, it’s not happy people who are thankful, its thankful people who are happy” -Patricia

A Celebration of Patricia’s life will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Chapel of Boyd Funeral Home with Pastor Rodney Rochelle officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until the hour of service. Patricia will be laid to rest at Will Smith Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jacob Houston smith, Darrell Hollars, Gabe Davis, Hunter Davis, Cody Williams, Zachary Williams, and Jamie Williams.

“One could complain because rose bushes have thorns or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses” Abraham Lincoln.

Arrangements are under the care of Boyd Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 101 Elizabeth Street. Ashland City, TN 37015 Phone: 615-792-4677. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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Saturday, August 27, 2022

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