Obituaries Week of Nov 10th

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Mr. Frank Walker




Mr. Frank Walker, 68, of Whittier, North Carolina died on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at Tsali Care Center in Cherokee, North Carolina.

Born Wednesday, December 18, 1940 in Stillwell, Oklahoma.

He was the son of the late Owen and Corneilia (Proctor) Walker. He was also preceded in death by a sister Betty Miller.

Frank was a veteran of the US Army. He was also a loving father and grandfather who will be missed greatly by all his family. It was said, “he was a very skilled carpenter and that he worked hard at this craft throughout Western N.C.

Surviving are a daughter, Becky Walker of Cherokee, a brother Jimmy Walker of Ca, 2 sisters, Arlene Reagan of Qualla, and Louise Walker of Casa Grande Az., and a grandchild Cameron Jackson of Cherokee, NC.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 8 at Long House Funeral Home, Inc., located at 407 Wolfetown Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Cherokee Cancer Support Group at P.O. Box 543, Cherokee, NC 28719.


 Lula Wolfe Sequoyah

CHEROKEE – Lula Wolfe Sequoyah, 79, of the Big Cove Community, passed away Saturday November 7, 2009 in the Cherokee Indian Hospital.

A native of Cherokee she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lizzie Welch Wolfe, and the wife to the late Charles Wilbur Sequoyah. She was preceded in death by two sons, Lewis W. Sequoyah and Charles R. Sequoyah. Granddaughter Kori Penland, a sister Geneva West and 3 brothers, Amble, Richard and Howard Wolfe.

She is survived by 7 daughters, Carol and (John) Standingdeer of Cherokee, Cindi and (Paul) Ayers of Bryson City, Frances Sequoyah of Cherokee, Reva Sequoyah and (Ron McKaughan)of Cherokee, Loleta Sequoyah and (Randy Lossiah) of Cherokee, Sammi Sequoyah and (Simon George) of Cherokee, Sharon Sequoyah and (Leo Moore) of Cherokee; 2 foster sons-Eric Two Bears of McCalla, Alabama, Sam Parker of Cherokee; 1 brother- Morgan Wolfe of Cherokee; 19 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 10 at Big Cove Baptist Church, of which she was a member. The Revs. James (Bo) Parris, Charles Ray Ball and Ray Kinsland will officiate. Burial will be in the Sequoyah Family Cemetery.