Cora Carolyn (Littlejohn) Littlejohn

Born: Wed., Sep. 16, 1953
Died: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020


5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 05, 2020
Location: Rock Springs Baptist Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Jan. 06, 2020
Location: Rock Springs Baptist Church

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Obituary of Cora Carolyn Littlejohn

Cora Carolyn Littlejohn, 66 years young, of Cherokee, North Carolina passed away after a brief flirtation at Mission Memorial Hospital on January 2, 2020. She will be greeted in Heaven by her father, Luke Littlejohn, mother, Lydia Driver Littlejohn, a brother; Calvin Littlejohn and her sisters; Emily Biddle, Catherine Reagan and Lucinda Littlejohn.

Carolyn, as she was lovingly known as, is survived by her daughter; Lisa Queen- Bird (Steve), and son John Littlejohn (Dawn) along with her grandsons; John Queen, Tom Queen, Dakota Ward, and Mark Ballard along with granddaughters; Nyla Queen and Alexis Armachain. Carolyn also leaves behind her brother; McKinley Littlejohn and sister; Koula Littlejohn, along with her good friend; Wahnetah Miller.  Carolyn’s memory will also be carried forward by her special nephews, Tony Baloney Alonzo and Bug Taylor, along with a special Rudy, known by others as Ruthy.

Carolyn was a fluent Cherokee Speaker as well as a traditional basket maker. She loved spending time with her family and friends, especially when it came to spoiling her grandchildren with her love and humor. Carolyn loved to make people laugh and had a one of a kind sense of humor that those who know her loved. She was a one of a kind woman. God broke the mold when he made this wonderful, funny woman that will be missed and forever loved. She enjoyed watching Jeremy Lin hoop it up in basketball, that was her favorite basketball player. Carolyn also a fan of football and the Atlanta Braves. In her younger days, she was a fierce athlete that enjoyed playing basketball and volleyball.  

Visitation will be at Rock Springs Baptist Church on Sunday,  January 5, 2020 from 5:00pm – 10:00pm. Funeral services will follow on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 12:00pm with Pastor Greg Morgan and Pastor James “Bo” Parris officiating. Internment will be at Littlejohn Cemetery, located across from Bluewing Bridge. Pallbearers will be Howard “Junebug” Taylor, Tony Alonzo, Tony “Little Tony” Bernhisel, Leander “Mater” Silva, Oscar “Jr” Silva, and Alex Michua along with friends.

 Long House Funeral Homes assisted with arrangements.

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