Sarah Lynn Reid Boudreaux, 63, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Knoxville, TN on Friday, April 20, 2012, following an extended illness. She was a resident of Louisville, Tenn. at the time of her death, but had been a resident of Cherokee for most of her life.
Sarah Lynn graduated from Cherokee Central High School in 1966. She attended Haskell Indian Nations College and graduated in 1968 with a degree in Business Administration. She retired from the Bureau of Indian Affairs after thirty-nine and one-half years of service.
She was preceded in death by her father the late Moody Ernest Reid, and her mother, the late Amy Emma Welch Reid.
She is survived by her husband, Leonce Boudreaux, Jr.; her sister, Linda Chiltoskie and husband Kim of Cherokee; her brothers, Robert Raines of Tahlequah, Okla., and Louis Raines of Waynesville; nieces, Nakoa Chiltoskie, Rebecca Chiltoskie, and Kaniawa Chiltoskie, all of Cherokee; great nieces, Kimmemelah Perkins and Alitama Perkins, and many friends who knew and loved her.
The family will have a memorial service and visitation on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at the Chapel of Long House Funeral Home beginning at 6pm. Pastor Foreman Bradley will officiate.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the family will arrangements. An on line guest register is available at www.longhousefuneralhome.com.