Lawanda Jane (Sampson) Maney

Born: Fri., Feb. 4, 1944
Died: Mon., Feb. 18, 2013


5:00 PM to 11:45 PM, Wed., Feb. 20, 2013
Location: Wright's Creek Baptist Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Feb. 21, 2013
Location: Wright's Creek Baptist Church

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Lawanda Jane Sampson Maney, 69, of 6 Dillard Maney Rd. in Cherokee, NC passed away unexpectedly at the Cherokee Indian Hospital on Monday February 18, 2013.

She was the daughter of the late Guy Littlejohn and Leauna Sampson Littlejohn both of Cherokee, NC.  She was a bus driver for the Jackson County School System for Twelve years and was a member of the Wright's Creek Baptist Church.  

Lawanda is survived by her children, sons, Jon Mark Maney and Samuel Allen Maney; one daughter, Una Lea Sampson; two sisters, Gwen Wildcatt and Jo Be Kalonaheskie; 6 grandchildren, Charity Sampson, Ryne Sampson, Dallas Walk, Latyra Maney, Jonah Maney and Josiah Maney; 6 great-grandchildren, Cameron, Timber, Maia, Kylanna, R-ly and Eli all of Cherokee, NC.

She was preceded in death by grandson, Jacob Noah; brother, Duffy Sampson; sisters Lil Wolfe, Elsie Martin, Mickey Sampson and Tunie Catt all of Cherokee.

A visitation is planned for Wednesday February 20, 2013 from 5 PM to 12 Midnight and will be held at the Wright's Creek Baptist Church in Cherokee, NC.  A funeral service will follow on the next day Thursday February 21, 2013 starting at 2 PM with Pastors Dan Lambert, Roland Whittaker and Patrick O'Dell officiating.   An immediate burial will follow the funeral service in the Crow Family Cemetery with David Jumper, Jerry Sampson, Johnny Wildcatt, Leon Sampson, Andy Gloyne and Ryne Sampson acting as Pall Bearers.

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Kathryn Kalonaheskie
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
I want to say I am sorry for the loss of our Aunt Wanda, she was loved by all of us. She will be missed very dearly, but I will continue to look over at her home each time I pass by just as I do looking for Aunt Tunnie. I love you Auntie I know you are in heaven.

Charles E. Taylor
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
My sincere condolences to the family of Aunt Wanda. Always know in your heart that she loved each and everyone of you with all her heart. I will always cherish spending time at her house or other relatives for socials and commune. Truly a great matriarch and friend. Taline Dindagohvi, Elogi

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