John Franklin Cheatham

Friday, May 30, 2014

John Franklin Cheatham, 82, of Kelso, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Donalson Care Center.

He was born on May 29, 1931, in Marshall County, to the late Josiah Daily and Jennie Hilliard Cheatham. He was a former parts manager for Badenhop and was a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Marie Cheatham.

Mr. Cheatham is survived by his children, Tanya and Chris Bradford of Fayetteville, Tracy and Jim Davis of Benton, Kan., Ricky and Sue Cheatham of Lewisburg, Shelia and Perry Dunnivant of Petersburg, and Phyllis and Kenny McElroy of Lewisburg; sisters, Mildred Blackwell and Polly Barnes; grandchildren, Jason Anderton, John McElroy, Brittany Corbin, Matthew Cheatham, Elizabeth Davis, Garrett Davis, Bennett Davis, Drew Bradford, and Erin Bradford; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Thursday, May 29, in Riverview Memorial Gardens with Bro. Jim Black officiating.

Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home of Fayetteville in charge of arrangements.