(Note: This obituary was updated on Monday, July 18 with new information on the services from Long House Funeral Home.)
Byrdie Renee Junaluska, 48, of Cherokee passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital. Byrdie is the daughter of the late Mark Junaluska and Pauline (Taylor) Junaluska.
Those surviving are Kevin Michael Hart (significant other); daughter, Michelle Suzanne Junaluskie; son, Kevin Michael Hart II; sisters, Carolyn Junaluska, Glenda Gale Junaluska and Rena Lois Junaluska-Stewart; aunt Dolly Jean Taylor as well as many nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, Brydie is preceded in death by her son, Mark Tyler Hart.
A visitation will be held at Long House Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 20 from 5-9pm. The funeral service will take place at 2pm on Thursday, July 21 at Long House Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the family cemetery, Pall Bearers will be Robert Taylor, Joshua Robert Taylor, Mark James Reed, Steve Bird, John Stewart and Gene Lamar Rickman. Pastor Danny Lambert will officiate.
Long House Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.