OBITUARY: Alan Dean Thompson 

  Alan Dean Thompson, 60, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Born July 9, 1959, he was the son of the late Reginald and Lavenia Chiltoskie Thompson. He is survived by his daughter, Gabby Thompson; son, Dylan Thompson; grandson, Roman; brother, Walter Keith Thompson; and many nieces and cousins. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Shane Cable

  BLACK MOUNTAIN – Travis Shane Cable, 45, entered into his Heavenly home of peace and solace on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Shane was born in the fall season of Oct. 16, 1974. He was a native of Buncombe County More...

By Scott On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Jeannette Sue Rattler Teesateskie

  Jeannette Sue Rattler Teesateskie, 89, of the Snowbird Community, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, May 23, 2020. A native of Snowbird, she was the daughter of the late Cain Saunooke and Lucy Smoker More...

By Scott On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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OBITUARY: Joe Otter

  Joe Otter, 29, of the Birdtown Community, took his final journey on Thursday, May 21, 2020. He is preceded in death by his mother, Norma Rattler; his maternal grandmother, Cornelia S. Rattler; his paternal More...

By Scott On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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OBITUARY: Joyce B. Welch Tranter (Koodaloo)

  Joyce B. Welch Tranter (Koodaloo), 84, of the Big Cove Community, went to her Heavenly home on Thursday, May 21, 2020.  The daughter of the late Edna Welch, she is preceded in death by her sister, Gwendolyn More...

By Scott On Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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OBITUARY: Mary Ida Bowman Elliott

  With profound sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Mary Ida Bowman Elliott during the morning hours of Thursday, May 21, 2020.  She spent her final days at the Cherokee Indian Hospital where she More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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OBITUARY: David “D Ray” Calhoun

  David “D Ray” Calhoun passed away on May 11, 2020. David was born on Aug. 20, 1989 to the late Shawn Calhoun and Denise Rattler who survives him.  David was a creative person and loved recording his More...

By Scott On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Frank William Haigler

  Frank William Haigler, 96, passed away after a short respiratory illness, at Sutter Hospital in Roseville, Calif., on March 25, 2020.  He was the first-born son of Don and Cora Haigler’s 12 children.   Frank More...

By Scott On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Dorothy Lucille Driver West

  Dorothy Lucille Driver West, 73, of the Big Cove Community of Cherokee, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The daughter of the late Spencer and Lucy Driver, she is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy More...

By Scott On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Pamela Dawn Taylor “ Mama Cooter”

  Pamela Dawn Taylor,  Cherokee’s Mama Cooter, 58, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 15, 2020. The daughter of the late James Taylor and Ellen Driver, she is preceded in death by her brother, James (Jim) More...