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Lettie Roper

Obituary of Lettie Jane Roper

Lettie Jane Roper, age 47 of Sylva, NC. passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020.   She was born on June 13, 1973, in Sylva, to Grady Paul and Barbara Ann (Queen) Lewis.


Lettie worked as a CNA and loved helping people.  She enjoyed the outdoors, bird watching and animals.  She loved to laugh and smile while enjoying time spent with her family. 

Lettie will be dearly missed by her parents; her best friend and daughter, Mikayla Ann Roper; siblings, Shawnalea Lewis, Shea (Jon) Varner; and nephew, Noah Zachary Daniel Saunier.


She was preceded in death by her children, Jonathon Scott Roper, Sara Corrine Roper; brothers, Jason Paul Lewis and John Spencer Lewis. 

A Memorial Service will be held at later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lettie’s memory to a memorial fund for her daughter, Mikayla Roper.  Donations can be made to either a PayPal or Venmo account set up for Mikayla.  Please use this link to send your donation:   or email:  Please note: “Donation for Mikayla”.

Private cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, NC.

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