RUMFORD – Shirley L. Smith, 82, of Dunbar Ave. passed away with her family by her side on Sunday January 22, 2017 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI.
She was the loving wife of the late Everett G. Smith, Sr. for 47 years.
Born in Providence, RI on June 11, 1934 she was the daughter of the late Robert and Annie Mae (Robertson) Perry.
She graduated from Central High School in 1952 and lived in Providence for many years before moving to Rumford, RI.
Shirley worked at India Imports for nearly 20 years and then retired as a home maker for the rest of her life. She was an active member of Ebenezer Baptist Church where she served as Treasurer for many years.
Shirley will be greatly missed by all who loved and cared for her.
She is survived by 2 children: Caryn L. Smith; Everett G. Smith, Jr. and wife Roxanne of Rumford, RI. Cherished grandchildren: Briana Smith Mentor, Evan Smith, Robert J. Smith, Bryttany Smith and Eryka Smith: Treasured great-grandchildren: Nathan Smith and Jayden Mentor Sisters: Nann Hightower of Rumford, RI and Dorothy Brice also of Rumford, RI.
She was predeceased by her sisters Ruth Isom, Ruby Pullum, Norma Perry and Robert J. Perry, Jr.
A Memorial Service will be held on February 18, 2017 at 12pm in the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 475 Cranston St. Providence, RI.
Arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, North Attleboro, MA