Gary L. Sequoyah Sr., 55, of Cherokee, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at Mission Hospital following a period of declining health. Gary is the son of James “Blue-jay” Sequoyah, Sr. and the late Alice Maney.
Gary is survived by his wife of 21 years Brenda Sequoyah and Gary’s pride and joy, son, TsaLiDi Sequoyah; sisters, Vicky McCoy (husband Dave), Chris (husband Jim); brothers, James Sequoyah (wife Donna), Gene Sequoyah; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles as well as the Sharon Proctor family and the Dallas family of Ball Holler, Okla.
Gary is preceded in death by nephew Brent Sequoyah and step-daughter Melissa Welch. Gary will be missed by all of his friends.
Burial took place on Dec. 16, 2014 on Keener Rd. in the Birdtown Community by his step-daughter Melissa.
Long House Funeral Home assisted in the final arrangements.