Donna Roberta Walkingstick, 60, of Cherokee, passed away at the Tsali Care Center following an extended illness on April 01, 2013.
She was the daughter of the late Guy George, Sr. and Sally Tramper George and the wife to Daniel Walkingstick, Sr. for more than forty years. She was a homemaker and artisan making beadwork, baskets and other Indian crafts making her way through life. She was a member of the Waterfalls Baptist Church.
She is survived by her children; sons, Adam Walkingstick, Nicki Jack Walkingstick and Daniel Walkingstick, Jr., all of Swain county; sons William Walkingstick, Shane Walkingstick and Ongeequay Walkingstick, all of Jackson county; daughter, Carla Walkingstick; sisters Eloise Maney and Sally Ann Shehan.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Guy George, Jr; sisters, Lucinda McCoy and Martha Swelling.
A visitation will be held at the Rocksprings Baptist church starting at 4pm on Tuesday, April 2 and will last until the morning service of 10am on the following morning, Wednesday April 3. The Rev. James “Bo” Parris and Brother Greg Morgan will officiate.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting in the arrangements.