OBITUARY: Johnny Lee Thompson

  Johnny Lee Thompson, 33, of Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 9, 2020.   He was the son of the late Wilson Junior Thompson and surviving mother Anita Swimmer Thompson of the home. Johnny was a fun loving guy. He was a gamer and loved X-box and also did some wrestling. Johnny was preceded in death by grandfather, Isaac David More...

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By Scott On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Walter “Jake” Ferguson 

  Walter “Jake” Ferguson, 78, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 after an extended illness. Born in Waynesville on July 18, 1941 to William Noble Ferguson and Sara Orr Ferguson, he lived most of his life More...

By Scott On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Teresa “Tracie” Ann French

  Teresa Ann French, 55, of Cherokee, went to her Heavenly home on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Teresa was known by most everyone as Tracie. The daughter of the late Marvin (Skilly) French and Katherine (Kay) Bain More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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OBITUARY: Irene Allen Foster

  Irene Allen Foster, 85, of Anderson, S.C., passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Rainey Hospice House.  Born Nov. 1, 1934 in Beaverdam, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Allen and Lillie Murphy Allen.  More...

By Scott On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Mary F. Lambert

  Mary Seonia Fuller Lambert, 80, of Cherokee, went to her Heavenly home on Monday, June 29, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. Mary will be greeted at Heavens Gate by her late husband, J.D. Lambert, and sons, More...

By Scott On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Mary Ross Visage

  Mary Ross Visage, 82, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) from Blairsville, Ga., made her journey to her heavenly home on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. She was the daughter of the late McKinley More...

By Scott On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Betty Bradley Ball

  Betty Bradley Ball, 78, of the Balltown community in Swain County, followed her husband Charles Ray to their heavenly home to walk the streets of Glory hand and hand on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Known for More...

By Scott On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Robert Cain Bigmeat

  Robert Cain Bigmeat, 71, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 after a brief illness.  Robert was born in Swain County on Feb. 14, 1949 to the late Welch and Golinda Bigmeat.  He served on the Cherokee More...

By Scott On Saturday, June 27th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Reverend Charles Ray Ball

  Reverend Charles Ray Ball, 79, of the Balltown Community in Swain County, went to his heavenly home Thursday, June 25, 2020. He was an ordained Baptist Preacher and faithfully served the Lord by preaching More...

By Scott On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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OBITUARY: Cheryl Leigh Garner

  Cheryl Leigh Garner, 49, of Cherokee, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 22, 2020 in Bryson City. Cheryl was the daughter of the late Jess T Martin and Thelma “Mickey” Sampson, both of Cherokee. More...