Myrna D. Climbingbear, 56, of the Big Cove Community, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, June 16, 2018. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of Myrtle Driver of Cherokee. She was a member of the Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Cecelia Driver Johnson; grandfather, Charlie Johnson; aunt, Mary Byrd; and uncles, Junior Johnson and Tom Littlejohn.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 31 years, Isaac Climbingbear; sons, Isaac Climbimgbear Jr. and wife Shawna, Tohisgi Eli Climbingbear; step daughter, Kyra Climbingbear; sister, Renissa McLaughlin; niece, Jordan Littlejohn; nephews, Justin and Taliquo Walker; three maternal aunts; and many cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Tuesday at Straight Fork Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Johnson Family Cemetery.
Myrna will be taken to the church at 6pm Monday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.