LaWanda Sue French Myers, 70, went home to be with the Lord and her heavenly home on March 13, 2017. LaWanda was born September 27, 1946 in Cherokee. She will be greatly missed by the many who knew her. She was a graduate of Cherokee High School and Montreat College. LaWanda was an educator by profession having worked and retired from Cherokee Central Schools. She was also a small business owner, along with her husband Jimmy, having owned several craft shops in Cherokee, NC and Dillsboro, NC.