Obituary: Jim Biddix

  Jim Biddix, age 72, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Deanna Biddix and son of the late Newt and Margaret Biddix. He retired from Dayco and then started a business in carpentry for several years before retiring. In addition to his wife, Deanna, More...

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By Scott On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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Obituary: George Daniel Smith

  George Daniel Smith, born July 2, 1951, passed away peacefully at his home on March 26, 2020. The son of the late John D. Smith of Cherokee and Ollie Mae Sutton-Smith of Maggie Valley, George is preceded More...

By Scott On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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Obituary: Valencia Lee Cucumber Pheasant

  Valencia Lee Cucumber Pheasant, known by friends and family as Val, passed away on March 26, 2020. Born on Dec. 9, 1969 in Cherokee, she is the daughter of the late Virginia Lee Ledford Blythe and Thomas More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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OBIT – Shirley Ann (Littlejohn) Crowe

Shirley Ann (Littlejohn) Crowe, age 69, passed away peacefully at the Tsali Care Nursing Home in Cherokee on March 23, 2020.  A lifelong resident of the Wolftown Community, Shirley leaves behind two devoted sons, More...

By Scott On Saturday, March 21st, 2020
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Zena Elizabeth Beck Lawhon – obituary

  Zena Elizabeth Beck Lawhon, 79, of Whittier, went home to be with the Lord Friday, March 20, 2020. A native of Swain County, she was the daughter of the late Tilson and Bessie Bradley Beck and wife of the More...

By Scott On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Phyllis Coons – obituary

  Phyllis Coons made her journey to her Heavenly home on March 17, 2020. She was born on the May 24, 1934 to Ted and Mildred Rose at a time when her hometown of Cherokee was just a tiny village with only a More...

By Scott On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Clarence A. Pilkington – obituary

  Clarence A. Pilkington, 84, of Bryson City, went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 16, 2020. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Roy Pilkington and Bonnie Welch Pilkington. He was a More...

By Scott On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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John Andrew Ryan – obituary

    We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. – 2 Corinthians 5:8  John Andrew Ryan, 58, moved into his Heavenly mansion, Sunday, March More...

By Scott On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Lucille Sequoyah Owens – obituary

    Lucille Sequoyah Owens, 90, of Robbinsville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Graham Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She was the daughter of the late Ammons and Kina Ledford More...

By Scott On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Samson Bigmeat – obituary

  Samson Bigmeat, 66, of Cherokee, passed away on March 9, 2020 after an extended illness at Tsali Care. He was preceded in death by his father, Mark Welch Bigmeat; his sister, Minda Marie Bigmeat; and his More...