John Allen Cheatham

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 14, 2008

John Allen Cheatham, 68, a resident of Georgiana, died December 20, 2007.

Funeral services was held Friday, December 28, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Georgiana High School in Georgiana with the Rev. Samuel Jenkins officiating and Bell Funeral Home and Verbie Funeral Chapel directing.

Interment followed at Sarah Good Cemetery.

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He was preceded in death by his brothers, Roy (Barbara) Cheatham and Robert (Ida) Cheatham.

He is survived by: a loving wife, Ester R. Maye Cheatham; children,

Chitqutee Cheatham ,Jacqueline (Lindsey) Grandy and Denise (Mark) Cross, all of Georgiana, Terrall (Sylvia Holder) Cheatham of Phoenix, Arizona, and Michael Bonner of New Mexico; Anthony Woods of Millbrook, whom he helped to raise; three brothers, Mizell (Barbara) Cheatham, Carey Lee Cheatham, Joseph Peterson; six sisters, Annie Laura (Willie) Hasaway, Johnnie Pearl Dawson, Nancy Carol Johnson, Patricia (Henry) Barron, Kay Francis (William) Rice and Mable Jean Jackson; grandchildren, De’Nasia, Mykel, Dedarian, Lexis, Terrall, Jamie, Adrian, Rashad, Tonya, Cassandra, Paul, Jerman, Lindsey Jr., Lil’ Mark, Areny and a special granddaughter whom he helped to raise, De’Shaylia Jacques Cheatham; special friends, Leon Franklin, Samuel Blackmon, Verbie Payne, Helen Poole and Kyle Mobley; godchild, Amaya Jackson, and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends.