Mickey Edward Rattler – obituary

  Mickey Edward Rattler, 61, of the Birdtown Community, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of Elsie Wolfe Rattler of Cherokee and the late Leroy Rattler of Snowbird. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by one son, Mickey Mario Rattler; two sisters, Linda and Polly More...

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By Scott On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Jerri Lynn Smith Reed – obituary

  Jerri Lynn Smith Reed, 41, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital following a brief illness. She is survived by her parents, Jerry Smith and Mona Smith; two sons, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Barbara Hornbuckle George – obituary

  Barbara Hornbuckle George, 67, of the Birdtown Community, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. She was a homemaker and bead worker. She is preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Edna Locust Hornbuckle; More...

By Scott On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Sam Biddix – obituary

  Sam Biddix, age 73, of Sylva, passed away on Saturday, Sep. 1, 2018 at Cherokee Indian Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Lucy Biddix and the son More...

By Scott On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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Polly Ann Rattler – obituary

  Polly Ann Rattler (Corn Husk Doll Master), 63, of the Birdtown Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of Elsie Wolfe Rattler of Cherokee More...

By Scott On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Deborah Rebecca Nelson Grant – obituary

  Deborah Rebecca Nelson Grant, 60, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at her home in Nantahala.  Deborah is survived by her husband of 40 years, Charles “Chuck” Grant; her parents, Col. David Nelson (USAF More...

By Scott On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Vivian Harlan – obituary

  Vivian Harlan, 83, of Cherokee, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital. Vivian was a police dispatcher and a member of the Wrights Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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Robert Michael “Jose” West – obituary

  Robert Michael “Jose” West, 60, of Leesburg, Fla., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug.  19, 2018. He was born and raised in the Big Cove Community in Cherokee.  He worked for many, many years More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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Jess Alvin “Keener” McCoy – obituary

  Jess Alvin “Keener” McCoy, 39, of Birdtown, went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. A native of Cherokee where he attended Cherokee High School, Keener was an avid outdoorsman More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Howard Pritchard Melton – obituary

  Howard Pritchard Melton age 90, of Sylva, passed to his heavenly home on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. He was a life-long resident of Jackson County. He was born March 23, 1928 to the late Claude and Beulah Hoxit More...