Desiree Joyce “Desi” George, age 62 passed away on September 12, 2021 at Cherokee Indian
Hospital following a brief illness.
Desi is survived by her parents, John W. Smith Sr. and Joy A. Smith. Children; Amanda Lynn
George (Lewis Sequoyah) of Cherokee, Albert “Doober” George of the home and John C.
George (Rachel Taylor) of Cherokee. 13 Grandchildren; Destini Paugh (Kenny Griffin), Megan
Paugh, Shawn George, Gabby George, Laila George, Me-Li George, Edna George, Braydon
George, Braylin “Tater” George, Dezmond Shelton, Zavy Shelton and Jaden Shelton. 3 Great Grandchildren; Kolin “Bubba” Griffin, Kyrie
Griffin and Kaius Blanton. Brother; John W. Smith Jr. Sisters; Angela Smith and Pam Smith.
She was preceded in death by her husband Albert “Dinker” George. Sister; Dora Smith. Nephew, Gary Lambert.
The family will have a visitation on September 15, 2021 in the chapel of Long House Funeral
Home beginning at 5:00pm until 7:00pm. A formal funeral service will be held on September 16,
2021 beginning at 12:00pm at The Old Antioch Baptist Church.
* If you are planning to attend the visitation and/or the funeral service, the Family asks that you Please Wear Your Mask.
Long House Funeral Home Assisted the Family with final arrangements.
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