Marian Emma Gifford, age 96 of Cherokee, passed away Friday, April 13, 2012 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate.
Burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday night at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. There will be a Catholic Daughter's Rosary at 3 p.m. Tuesday and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Tuesday night at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.