Published On: Mon, Jun 14th, 2010

Briana Anne Rattler – obituary

Brina Anne Rattler

Brina Anne Rattler, 39 of Cherokee, North Carolina died on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, North Carolina.

Born Friday, January 1, 1971 In Sylva, North Carolina, she was the daughter of Morgan Deitz and Nancy Green Zachman. She was the wife of Johnathan Rattler.

She was preceeded in death by paternal grandparents. Ida Belle and Sam Deitz, maternal grandparents, Maude Greene and DH “Ham” Bryson, Stepfather, Herbert H. Zachman, Jr., Uncle Ralph S. Greene Jr. and father-in-law George Rattler.

She was a member of the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall of Whittier, NC. Brina was instrumental in the training of the football team at Sylva Webster/Smokey Mtn. High School in her teen years and had a personality that all people seemed to love. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are her husband, Jon Rattler of Cherokee, sons Mark Hamilton Myers of Cullowhee, and Matthew Conner Myers of Sylva, daughters, Joy and Clareece Rattler both of Cherokee, stepsons, Jon-Jon and Thumper Rattler of Cherokee, aunt Vicki Greene of Webster, Henry Dowling of Cullowhee, cousins Patrick T. Dowling and a very special aunt Patrica C. Smith of Sparksburg, Georgia , and mother-in-law Sue Rattler of Cherokee.

A Funeral Service was held at 2:00 PM on Friday at Long House Funeral Home, Inc. located at 407 Wolfetown Rd. Cherokee. Interment followed in Stamper Family Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the charity of your choice or American Red Cross, American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Children’s  Hospital.

The funeral arrangements were handled by Long House Funeral Home, Inc. of Cherokee.

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