1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Cherokee L. Johnson

April 8, 1957 - June 27, 2022

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    K Stewart says

    she was truly One of the greatest shows I’ve ever met. She always haf a kind word. And had a special place in her heart for everyone in her life he will truly be missed

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      Allison culp says

      Oh how I am going to miss you my sweet cousin love you pass the moon and back bc the moon is to close RIP

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    Annette Gibson says

    Cherokee and I met when I was 17 years old, 46 years ago. Friend with a capital “F”. Although a move to the suburbs of Washington, DC put miles between us we never let go of the bond the friendship between us!
    As many will attest, she was larger than life with her heart to embrace as family any and all that partook of her large, generous hearted love.
    I will look at sunflowers and remember …

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    Homer Culp says

    Homer & Mistee Culp

    Cherokee, besides being the best big sister a brother could have she was truly a better person & friend. I will miss her for the remainder of my days. We may have not lived close to each other but we were close. Actually we got closer as we grew older. I will no longer be able to watch a Bears game without seeing her in all her bears gear on and rooting for her team. So one more time for you Big Sis. GO BEARS!!!!!

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    Sharon Kissel says

    I knew Cherokee for quite some time and took care of the boys during their younger years I loved them,,Annette and Stacy to . My prayers go out to Larry and the rest of her dear friends and family. I have great memories hanging out with Cherokee and going through all of those days.

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    Lindsey Espinoza says

    Hello Auntie. I just wanna say we will miss you a lot. You were always such a great person and so caring to us all.

    We love you from your family in AZ ❤️

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    Lindsey Espinoza says


    I just wanna say how much we will miss you. You have always opened your house and arms to us. You are truly a blessing to us all.

    We love you, from your family in AZ ❤️

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    Lindsey Espinoza says


    I just wanna say how much we will miss you. You have always opened we your house and arms to us. You are truly a blessing to us all.

    We love you, from your family in AZ ❤️

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    Margaret Hudson m says

    Good bye my friend. Sitting here remembering, laughing, thankful that our paths crossed.

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    Mark Williams, says

    In this “not so nice world she always managed to remain sweet…and took every opportunity to remind me it never takes that much time in life to stay kind…

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Cherokee L. Johnson, 65, passed away on June 27, 2022. She was born on April 8, 1957, to Elmer Culp and Martha McIntosh in Evansville, Indiana.

Cherokee was a graduate of Reitz High School. She had a heart of gold and devoted many years to working and advocating for non-profit organizations around the area. In 1979, she started the Special Olympics program at the Evansville State Hospital. She was a lifetime member of the VFW. She worked on the petition for 18 year olds to vote. She put her heart and soul into everything she did and cared deeply for others. She was an artist, she enjoyed painting. She loved visiting the ocean. She was an avid Chicago Bear fan. Above all, her children and grandchildren were her world. She was “super nana.”  She will be missed greatly.

Cherokee was preceded in death by her parents and granny.

Cherokee is survived by her children Anne Foley, Jeannette Johnson (Tracy), Stacey Johnson (Krystal), Monte Johnson (RaChaya), James Johnson (Ashley), Dougrue Miles; grandchildren Cole, Tavon, Aysha, Riahnna, Amber, Dasmon, Preston, Kingston, Nova, Kamiah, Taelynn, Kamdyn, Da’Kira, Meilani; great-grandchildren Marlie, Na’Vahio; and best friend Larry Johnson.

A Celebration of Life will begin at 11am until the time of service at 12pm on July 5, 2022, at Sunset Funeral Home.