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John Allen Cheatham

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.

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.