Penni "Patti" Smith
Sumrall, MS

Memorial Services will be held privately at the graveside later this month for Penni "Patti" Smith who passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at her residence in Oloh, Mississippi. 

Ms. Smith worked many years as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Hattiesburg, MS. She graduated from H.L. Bourgeois High School in Houma, Louisiana before completing a nursing degree from Pearl River Community College at the Forrest County Campus in Hattiesburg. She celebrated her Christian faith at First Baptist Church of Oloh as well as at Abundant Life Church in Waynesboro, MS.

She described herself as “blessed and dog-obsessed.” She loved God, her family, pitbulls, and every stranger she ever met.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gary Lott and Jean Hatten Smith.

Ms. Smith is survived by two sisters: Terri Smith Ruckel of Hattiesburg, MS, and Leah Smith Broussard of Sumrall, MS; three brothers, Gary Lott Smith, Jr. of Sumrall, MS, Mack A. Smith of Sumrall, MS, and Rev. Steven Scott Smith of Tullos, LA., as well as many nieces and nephews.