Betty Lossiah, 77, of the Big Y Community went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at her residence. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Will and Mary Maney Hornbuckle and wife of the late Bill Candy Lossiah. She was preceded in death by three children, Lydia “Notty” Lossiah, Jennie Lossiah, and Dave Lossiah; sisters, Artie Smith, Dora Armachian, Addie Reed, Mary Wilnoty, Jennie Tooni, Minnie Lossiah, and Evelyn Calhoun; three brothers, Wilson Hornbuckle, Fred Hornbuckle, and John Hornbuckle.
She is survived by three sons, Freddie Lossiah, Eddie Lossiah and Charlie Lossiah all of Cherokee; three daughters, Encie Lossiah, Billie Jean Ledford, and Rita Hornbuckle all of Cherokee; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Friday, Nov. 1 at Big Witch Baptist Church of which she was a member. Revs. Jimbo Sneed, Denny Crowe, and James (Bo) Parris will officiate with burial in the Lossiah Family Cemetery.
The body will be taken to the Church at 5pm on Thursday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the service hour.