Russell Lee Walkingstick, infant son of David Edwards and Ardina Walkingstick passed away on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 at Mission Hospital in Asheville.
In addition to his parents, Russell is survived by one sister, Ma-Li Mae Littlejohn; paternal grandparents, Lee Edwards and Liz Edwards; maternal grandparents, Liz Sequoyah and Mike Walkingstick; great grandmother, Annie Arch; paternal uncle, Andrew Edwards of Cherokee; paternal aunts, Krystal Edwards and Hayley Edwards, both of Cherokee; three uncles and one aunt on the maternal side; 13 cousins and a special cousin Cayden also survive.
Russell was preceded in death by great grandparents, Johnson and Bobbie Sequoyah and Russell Walkingstick; one Aunt, Kina “Slugg” Lossie; and one Uncle, Jerry Lee Maney Jr.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 9 from 1-2pm at Long House Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at 2 pm. Pastors James “Bo” Parris and Roger Roland will officiate. Burial will follow at the Sequoyah Cemetery in the Big Cove Community.