Frances Lorraine Littlejohn Smith, of Cherokee, passed away on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital following an extended illness. Frances is the daughter of the late Isaac Mitchell Littlejohn and Mildred Ruth Sneed Littlejohn.
Along with France’s parents, she is preceded in death by daughter Mildred Lorraine Smith; brother, Roy Mitchell (Mickey) Littlejohn and a sister, Mary Alice Littlejohn Stark.
Surviving are children, Stephanie “Buffy” Arneach and husband Curtis of Cherokee, Anita Ann and husband Allen Reed of Cherokee and Steven Smith and wife Stephanie of Whittier; sisters, Carmaleta Monteith and husband Max, Johnny Sue Myers and husband Johnny – all of Cherokee. Frances also leaves behind other family members including 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Mary Littlejohn and brother-in-law James “Weasel” Stark.
The funeral service was held at Yellowhill Baptist Church on Nov. 1 at 2pm. Burial followed at the Mt. Laurel Cemetery. Pall bearers were Mitch Littlejohn, Brian Myers, Charlie Myers, Matthew Myers, Dell Pittman and Travis Phillips. Brother Foreman Bradley officiated.
Long House Funeral Home helped in the arrangements of services.