Dorothy Toineeta, 88, of the Big Cove Community, went home to be with her parents Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late George and Pearl Wolf Toineeta and granddaughter of the late former Vice Chief Loni Toineeta.
She was a member of the Cherokee Methodist Mission.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Howard Toineeta; half-sister, Geneva Toineeta; and half-brothers, Loni and Edwin Toineeta.
She is survived by two sons, Doug Toineeta and Joseph Redcloud of Cherokee; one sister, Margaret Owle; special cousins Fran McCoy and Matthias Crow; and favorite niece, Gail Parker, all of Cherokee.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday, Jan. 28 in the Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Toineeta Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10-11am Thursday at the funeral home.