1934 — 2021
Patricia Merry Franklin Smith passed away October 16, 2021, in Clear Lake City. Patricia was B.O.I. on January 22, 1934, in Galveston Texas. She was very proud to be born on the island and had so many happy memories of growing up in Galveston. She graduated from Dominican Academy in 1951. A member of the original Pirateers, Drum & Bugle Corps as well as Athletics, Drama Club and Choir. A resident of La Marque since 1951 and member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She was a substitute teacher with SFISD, volunteered at Gateway & Visitors Center, and Girl Scouts. She loved all of her family dearly and never stopped trying to take care of us. Mema's oatmeal cookies were a family staple...