Dorothy “Dolly” Tchakirides, 76, went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Cherokee Indian Hospital. She was a native of Jackson County. She was preceded in death by her husband Butch Tchakirides, her parents Addie Hornbuckle and Fidele Reed, Sisters Cindy Owl, Annie Ammons, Josie Franklin, Rachel and Nellie Reed, and brothers Wilson, Henry, and Billy Reed.
She is survived by a son Chesty Tchakirides of Oklahoma, two grand children Monica, and Conan Tchakirides, a brother Glen Reed and two sisters, Lula Owl and Maggie Owl of Murphy, and a Special Friend Marie Swayney.
She attended Cherokee School. Dolly had a great sense of humor. She loved to write songs and draw pictures.
Dolly will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Friday, April 27 at Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church. Revs. Donald Ensley and Joe Crowe will officiate with burial in the Reed Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12noon until 2pm Friday at the Church.
Crisp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.