Patsy Ruth Taylor
1935 — 2022
Patsy Ruth (Smith) Taylor, 87, passed away peacefully June 9th, 2022 in Dallas, Texas. She was born April 9th, 1935 in Hopkins County, Texas to Eva Ruth (Bennett) Smith and Nevil Deporter Smith. Pat attended schools in Atlanta and Athens Texas. She graduated from Athens High School in 1953 where she met the love of her life, Jerry Saxon Taylor whom she married in June of the same year. Pat and Jerry moved to Pleasanton, California where Jerry was serving in the USAF and, while there, had a baby daughter. Upon completion of Jerry's military service, the couple and baby returned to Texas and lived in Kingsville while Jerry was furthering his education. The young family then located to...