Cover photo for Cynthia "Cindy" Renee Whitecotton's Obituary
Cynthia "Cindy" Renee Whitecotton Profile Photo
1957 Cynthia 2022

Cynthia "Cindy" Renee Whitecotton

April 22, 1957 — March 7, 2022

Cynthia “Cindy” Reneé Whitecotton, 64, of Cherokee, NC, went on her journey on March 7, 2022. She was born on April 22, 1957, in Tulsa, OK, to Roy Chandler and Julia LoneEagle. Cindy loved everyone she met and took many wayward youth under her wing. She was an activist for Native rights, climate change, and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. She loved concerts, photography, and her grand/children. Cindy is survived by her 3 children: Janine Whitecotton Smith (Andy), Dakota Whitecotton (Juanita), Gadusi Crowe (TJ); 8 grandchildren: Leland Smith, Eli Smith, Hazel Smith, Kyrin Whitecotton, Kainen Whitecotton (Shakyra), Chaos Whitecotton, Lakelyn McCoy (Destiny), Roman Thompson; 2 brothers: Mike Chandler and Doug Chandler; 3 nieces and 3 nephews; special family members: Dawn Yellowhorn, Sydney Taylor, Nakos Calhoun, Alyssa Taylor, Alaina Smith, Adrien George, Raven Blackbull, Beau Schneider, and countless others. Visitation will be from 5-7pm on Wednesday, March 9th at Rock Springs Baptist Church in Cherokee, NC. The service will also be held at Rock Springs Baptist Church at 11am on Thursday, March 10th. Cindy will be laid to rest in West Cemetery, located on Peavine Road, West Lane, in the Yellowhill Community. Pall Bearers will be Dakota Whitecotton, Andy Smith, TJ Allison, Simon Montelongo, Darius Lambert, and Tony Walkingstick. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cynthia "Cindy" Renee Whitecotton, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Rock Springs Baptist Church

129 Old Gap Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Rock Springs Baptist Church

129 Old Gap Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 18

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree