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Dixie Marie Langley Smith

April 26, 1926 — August 21, 2023

Siler City

 

Dixie Marie Langley Smith, 97, of Siler City, passed away Monday, August 21, 2023, surrounded by her family.

Dixie was born in Chatham County on April 26, 1926, to Marvin David and Mettie Eliza Beaver Langley. She was a 1943 graduate of Siler City High School. Dixie retired after many years from Hadley Peoples and AJ Schneiersons. She was the oldest member of West End Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years, teaching both children and adult classes and sang in the choir. She was a member of a Ladies Quilting Group. Dixie loved people and had a special gift of helping others. She shared her gift by volunteering with Hospice and Meals on Wheels and was a Board Member for the Council on Aging. Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clyde Howard Smith, Sr.; brothers, James Robert “Bob” Langley and Marvin David “Bill” Langley Jr; and sister, Nancy Langley Marley.

Dixie is survived by her sons, Clyde Howard “Gus” Smith, Jr. and wife, Marygold, of Greensboro and George David “Pug” Smith, of Siler City; daughters, Pamela Smith Brower and Deborah “Debbie” Smith Champion, both of Siler City; grandchildren, Dr. B. Todd Smith and wife, Dana, of Wilson, Tonya Champion Williams , of Siler City, Leigh Smith Harris and husband, Jim, of Greensboro, Jason David Smith, wife, Marihenia, of New Hill, and Leslie Champion Hayes and husband, Jason, of Seagrove; great grandchildren, Jacob Cates, Eliza Hayes, Juleigh Harris, Faith Williams, and Brendan Smith; sister, Mary Lea Langley Brown, husband, Norman; and special friend Michael Adcock.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at West End Methodist Church, from 2:00 - 3:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 PM, with Linda Yow officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the West End Methodist Church.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Smith family.

Online Condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, August 27, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

West End United Methodist Church

1104 N Chatham Ave, Siler City, NC 27344

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 27, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

West End United Methodist Church

1104 N Chatham Ave, Siler City, NC 27344

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Burial

Sunday, August 27, 2023

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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