Dwayne Bird, 47, of the Yellowhill Community, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital. A native of Swain County, he was the son of Darlene Ledford of Cherokee, and the late David Bird and also his step father James Ledford. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Minnie Feather and Jonah Feather.
In addition to his mother he is survived by a daughter, Sydney Bird of Cherokee; one brother Eddie Bird of Cherokee and two sisters Norma Craig, and Donna Welch both of Cherokee; two nephews, Eddie Bird and Dwayne Bird, and two nieces, Hannah Calhoun, and Stephanie Wildcatt.
Funeral Services will be held 2pm on Tuesday, March 5 at Aquoni Baptist Chapel. Revs. Ed Kilgore and Noah Crowe will officiate with burial in the Feather Family Cemetery.
The body will be taken back to the Church at 4pm on Monday, March 4 by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of Service.
An online register is available at www.crispfuneralhome.org