McEwen Funeral Service-Derita Chapel

6300 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC


Shirley Buchanan Smith

April 18, 1939January 14, 2020

Mrs. Shirley Buchanan Smith passed away on Tuesday, January 14 2020 at Novant Presbyterian in Charlotte, NC.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 18th at 1pm at McEwen Funeral Service Derita Chapel located at 6300 Mallard Creek Road in Charlotte. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

Burial will be at Charlotte Memorial Gardens.



  • Visitation Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 18, 2020


  • Committal Service


Shirley Buchanan Smith

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Angie ODaniel

January 18, 2020

Shirley will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was an angel to all on this earth. Now she is an angel at the right hand side of God, still watching over everyone.

Jim Buchanan

January 18, 2020

So sorry for you loss. Shirley was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. I got to know Shirley through her husband Bob.
I was working at Park N Shop on Wilkerson Blvd.

Ramona Pedemonte

January 17, 2020

We will miss you, Mrs. Shirley! We loved being your neighbors for the almost 17 years you lived next door to us. We will always remember your hospitality (especially to our boys when they were little guys), your loving prayers for us and the many times you shared your prayer requests with us. It was invaluable to have such a neighbor who we know cared for us and who it was such a joy to see and speak with, however frequent or infrequent it was through the years. You were a picture of strength, hope and faith (often through your tears) through such difficult times; what a lesson to us all. We know that you are reunited with your daughters Rita and Renee, who went on to see the Lord before you, and that you are free of tears and sorrow now in the presence of your Savior, Jesus Christ. To the rest of the family, we offer our deepest condolences and prayers over the loss of your mom, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, and (I just found out, but who will be too little to remember this all, your great great great grandmother. May the Lord bless you and keep you and give you immense comfort in your loss. With Love, Ron and Ramona Pedemonte