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Obituaries

April 16, 2011

Lamar Cheatham

MERIDIAN —

Registered Nurse

    Services for Lamar Cheatham will be held today at 11 a.m. from

McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Wells and Rev. Coy Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Coy Methodist Cemetery in Preston.

    Mr. Cheatham, 48, died Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in Kemper County.

    He was a native of the Coy Community of Neshoba County and had been a resident of Duffee for the past six years.  He worked as a registered nurse at River Region Hospital in Vicksburg where he was recently awarded Nurse of the Week and formerly worked at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.  Prior to nursing he worked at Milwaukee Tool in Jackson.  Mr. Cheatham attended Corinth Baptist Church in Heidelberg. He was a member of B & C Hunting Club in Porterville.

    He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Cheatham and sister, Deborah Jarriel.

    Survivors include his wife, Jackie Cheatham of Duffee; daughter, Danielle DuBose and her husband, Jay of Duffee; son, Rev. Chris Wells and his wife, Sarah of Heidelberg; grandchildren, Blair Wells and Bentlee DuBose; father and step-mother, Travis and Jean Cheatham of Preston; sister, Cheryl Breckenridge of Preston; brother, Gary Cheatham of Louisville; step-sisters, Cheri Avery of Dallas, TX and Darla Miller of Preston; step-brother, Tracy Smith of Pearl and lifelong friend, Chris Burt of Philadelphia.

    Pallbearers will be Steve Jackson, Bill Spence, Ben Shirley, Joey Martin, Steve Walls, Chris Burt, Chris Cheatham, and Brad Cheatham.  Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Allen, Pat Burt, Greg Cheatham, Mike Price, Doug Gray, and Glen Willis.

 

 

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