Alice (Tootie) Virginia Lee Lambert Owle

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Alice (Tootie) Virginia Lee Lambert Owle, 67, of the Birdtown Community went home to be with the Lord Friday January 11, 2019. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Ethel Murphy Lambert. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bill Lambert and Robert Lambert and one sister, Shirlene Lambert McCoy, and one granddaughter, Erika Nicole.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Sammy Wayne Owle; two daughters, Angie Swayney, and Tonya Mitchell and husband John; one son, Randal Owle; many grandchildren and many great grandchildren; one brother, Walter (Bud) Lambert and wife Sheila, and three sisters, Shirley Step, Inez Huskey, and Caroll Dene Higgins.

Funeral services were held 3:00 PM Sunday at Crisp Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Charles Ray Ball officiated with burial at Birdtown Cemetery.

The family received friends from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM Sunday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Raymond Neal Swayney, Douglas Swayney, Zane Hicks, Killian Ruth, Felicia Owle, and Christina Owle.

Smoky Mountain Times

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