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 was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and an alumnus of the Boarding School in Cherokee.  He was ambitious and wanted to More...

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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...

By Scott On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Billy Joe Lossie Sr.

  Billy Joe Lossie Sr., 57, from Cherokee, who has made his home in Oliver Springs for the past several years, went to his heavenly home on May 12, 2020 while surrounded by his loved ones. Lossie has always More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Tracey Lee Saunooke

  Tracey Lee Saunooke, 47, of the Snowbird Community, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020 at her residence. She is survived her mother, Lynda Saunooke; the love of her life, Sonny Holder; her aunts, Marion More...

By Scott On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Mary Theresa French Smith

  Mary Theresa French Smith, 36, of Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday May 6, 2020. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of Walter French (Brenda) of Cherokee and the late Caroline Smith. More...

By Scott On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Marina Geeting 

  Marina Geeting, 75, of Whittier, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at her home.  She was the daughter of the late Kathryn Dean Bradley.  She is survived by two sons, Bill Geeting and More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Brooke Leighann Smith

  Brooke Leighann Smith, 24, of Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 1, 2020. She is preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Isabella Unique Jacobs. She is also preceded by her grandmother, More...

By Scott On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Whitney Voss

  Whitney Voss, 29, of Waynesville, passed away unexpectedly on April 29, 2020. She is preceded in death by her grandfathers, Darryl Ross and Garfield Long Sr., and her aunt, Kristen Voss.  Whitney is survived More...

By Scott On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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OBITUARY: Dustin G. French

  Dustin G. French, 43 of the Big Cove Community in Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly on April 29, 2020. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Sam and Cora Wahnetah, as well as his paternal More...