Cathie “Kasha” Lossiah, 71, of Cherokee went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday July 17, 2019.

She was an award-winning swimmer and photographer, a craftsperson in multiple media, a gardener and a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jesse James Lossiah, Jr.; her parents, Ross Pierce and Carolyne Watkins Pierce; and her brother, Bruce Pierce.

Surviving are her sister, Denise Pierce; brothers, Ross Jr., Carl and Brian Pierce; stepchildren, Jill Lossiah, Frank Lossiah, Jesse James Lossiah III and Jessica Hernandez; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crisp Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. James “Bo” Parris officiated with burial at Lossiah Family Cemetery.

The family received friends from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers were Travis Lossie, Leander Silva, Oscar Silva, Oscar Hernandez, Ryan Cook, German Garcia, Frank Lossiah and Duck Lossiah.