Cullman Heritage Funeral Home
Velino S. ‘Pat’ Walker Smith
Velino S. “Pat” Walker Smith, 87, of Cullman passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. Ms. Smith was born Oct. 18, 1926, in St. Clair County, Ala., to John Venus and Zora Hare Simpson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Wesley Thomas “W.T.” Simpson.
Ms. Smith is survived by two sons, William David “Bill” Walker of Albany, Ga., and Joseph Ike “Joe” Walker of Cullman; two stepsons, Houston and Jerry Gibson; five grandchildren, Kristi Walker Kelley of Toney, Ala., Wendy Walker Smithson and Tyler Walker, both of Cullman, Billy Walker of Albany and Jonathon Walker of Jacksonville, Fla.; and numerous great-grandchildren and other loved ones and relatives.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Branchville Presbyterian Church in Odenville, Ala. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the visitation and services to honor the life of Ms. Velino “Pat” Walker Smith.