Shirley Ann (Smith) Newcomer

Born: Tue., Jul. 11, 1944
Died: Sun., Jun. 3, 2012


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 05, 2012
Location: Long House Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Jun. 06, 2012
Location: Long House Funeral Home

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Shirley Ann Smith Newcomer, 67, of Cashiers, North Carolina died on Sunday, June 3,2012, at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in Cashiers, North Carolina.
Born Tuesday, July 11, 1944 in Deaf Smith, Texas, Shirley was the daughter of the late Buford Ray Smith, Sr. and Eleanor Grace Moser Smith.
She was a member of Heady Mountain Baptist Church in Cashiers, NC and worked as a Press Operator at the Consolidated Metco plant until its closing in Cashiers.  It was said by family that she liked things simple and was liked by all who knew her.  She was loved and will be missed.
Surviving are two sons of the home James Henery Newcomer and Phillip George newcomer; four brothers Buford, Tom, Jerry and Gilbert Smith all of Cherokee; four sisters, Janice Faus of Sylva, NC, Corky Swayney of Cherokee, NC, Alice Caley of Cherokee, NC, Kathleen Smith of Johnson City, TN and Nine Grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by husband John Raymond Newcomer and one brother, Phillip Smith.
A Funeral service will be at 2:00PM on Wednesday at Long House Funeral Home, Inc.  located at 407 Wolfetown Road Cherokee, NC 28719 with Brother Dan Conseen officiating and Bill Henderson, Cody Swayney, Toby Smith, Buford Smith, Jamie Swayney and Greg Smith acting as Pall Bearers.  Immediately following the funeral the interment will be in the Smith Family Cemetery, Cherokee, NC.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Long House Funeral Home, Inc. 407 Wolfetown Rd., Cherokee, NC.

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Norma, Kelly and Jim Comfort
   Posted Wed June 06, 2012
Sorry we could not be there for you. Sending are sympathy and condolences.

Fanny Gosselin
   Posted Thu June 07, 2012
Corky, Janice and the rest of the Family,
So sorry for the lost of your sister. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Sincerely Fanny Nicholson-Gosselin

Robert A. Newcomer
   Posted Thu June 07, 2012
Here is to hoping you have found peace and are at rest.

   Posted Fri June 08, 2012
Sorry to here that Shirley passed away!so sorry that i can not be there either with my mom and dad prisciila and jim comfort.I will keep you all in my prayers and thoughts.

love aimee comfort priscilla comfort and james d comfort...

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