Lydia Queen

Obituary of Lydia Queen

Obituary of Lydia Queen It is with great sorrow that the family of Lydia Queen announces her passing on April 25, 2020 after a brief illness at Cherokee Indian Hospital. Lydia, 86, was born on December 30, 1933. The daughter of the late Nolan and Golinda Queen, she is preceded in death by her brothers Sam, Dan, Mack and Joe Queen; one sister Sara Jane Parker and three nephews. Lydia's memory will be carried on by those she leaves behind including but not limited to her children; Michael Queen of Cherokee, NC Kathryn Queen of Knoxville, TN and Karen Queen of Cherokee, NC. In addition to her children, she is also survived by her granddaughters Sharon Queen, Kimberly Lambert (Nelson), grandsons John Saunooke II and Steven T. Welch, all of Cherokee, NC. Her special great granddaughter Clarise "Reesey" Queen and special great grandson Rhett Lambert. Along with many nieces and nephews that will miss her as well. Lydia was a skilled beadworker that has had her beadwork worn to Presidential Inauguration Balls as well as worn all over the world. She loved her flower gardens and her birds. Lydia Queen was laid to rest with her immediate family per her request on April 25, 2020 at the Queen Family Cemetery. Long House Funeral Home assisted with arrangements
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Graveside Service

Sat., Apr. 25, 2020 Location: Queen Family Cemetery
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