Jeremiah “Hank” Littlejohn, 59, of the Wolftown community in Cherokee, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. He joins his sister Jessie Ann Littlejohn, father Jesse Littlejohn and mother Alice Toineeta Littlejohn and other loved family members in Heaven.
He was an avid sports fan of the Atlanta Falcons and the Cherokee Braves. He attended the Cherokee Church of God his entire life and retired from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Survey Department after 38 years. He was a present employee of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians Facilities Management.
Hank is survived by his wife of 40 1/2 years, Deborah Owl Littlejohn; sons, Mark Littlejohn, Jeremiah Littlejohn, Jr., Josh Littlejohn and Duck Lossiah all of Cherokee; one daughter, Charity Littlejohn of Asheville; special to him were his Children’s partners, Winnie Jumper, Artith Parton, Sis Fourkiller, Beth McCoy and Michael Brown.
He was a loving and proud Grandfather to 17 Grandchildren and loved many Nieces and Nephews and Cousins. Special to him were his remaining sister Shirley Crow and brother Leroy Littlejohn.
A visitation and funeral will be held at the Cherokee Church of God in Cherokee starting at 4pm on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Hank will remain at the church until the service hour of 2pm on Thursday, Feb. 7. The service will be officiated by Pastor Charles Griffin. An immediate burial will follow in the Church of God Cemetery with the Pall Bearers being Jason Littlejohn, Joseph “Jobie” Littlejohn, Justice Littlejohn, Aaron Owle, Joel Daniel Crowe, Jarrett Crowe and Derrick Ledford with Honorary Pall Bearers being Bailey Littlejohn and Davis Littlejohn.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the Family with the arrangements.