Patricia Ann (Williams) Gerik, age 74, of Waco, passed away late Sunday afternoon, April 9, 2023, at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.
Patricia was born April 24, 1948, in Register, Georgia, the daughter of Cleveland and Myrtle (Waters) Williams. She was a graduate of Statesboro High School in Statesboro, GA. On November 11, 1986, she was united in marriage to Bruce Gerik in Houston. During the time Patricia lived in Statesboro she was employed at Georgia Southern University and Brooks Instruments. She was an administrative assistant for Texas State Technical College for over 15 years before retiring in 2003. Patricia enjoyed collecting antiques, painting, gardening, flowers, fishing, and drawing. She loved riding horses and attending horse shows. She cherished spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Patricia is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Mandi Gerik; and brothers, Jimmy Roberts and James Williams.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 37 years, Bruce Gerik of Waco; her children, Jamie Smith and wife Rosa of Statesboro, GA, Shelly Prince and husband Wesley of Lacy Lakeview, TX, Kevin Gerik of Round Rock, TX and Mark Gerik and wife Debbie of Robinson, TX; her grandchildren, Suzanna Smith, Kristen Smith, Eli Smith, Jacob Smith, Jessie Smith, Ashley and Drew Chavarria, Amber and Mike Cline, Kaitlyn Gerik, Kelsie Gerik, Tristan Gerik, and Gavin Gerik; her great grandchildren, Matthew and Aubrey Chavarria, Alexander and Aerith Cline; two sisters, JoAnn Gunter and Jean Parham and husband Billy; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Wednesday April 19, 2023 from 2:00pm-3:00pm at Deal Funeral Directors.
Funeral Service will follow at 3:00pm in The Chapel at Deal Funeral Directors.
Entombment will follow at Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
Deal Funeral Directors of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
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