Yvonne Cheatham

Yvonne Payne Cheatham

Sunday, December 27th, 1925 - Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Yvonne Payne Cheatham, 94, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020.

Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Clois and Eunice Tolbert Payne. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Cheatham; a brother, Jack Payne and a sister, Peggy Coleman. Yvonne worked as Secretary to the School Superintendent for many years in Charlotte County, FL and was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Franklin.

She is survived by her son, Alton Cheatham and wife Darla and her daughter, Carole Hill both of Franklin; eight brothers and sisters, Mary Ethel Turner of Philadelphia, MS, Laquita Edmonds of Mooresville, NC, Hoyt Payne, Uhl Payne, Jo Walters, Weegie Thomas, Glenda Gregory and Rhonda Thomas all of Philadelphia, MS; five grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, September 17th in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Greg Rogers, Rev. Mike Chastain will officiate. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia, MS.

The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 pm, prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 7454 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Macon Funeral Home
    261 Iotla Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
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  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 2:00pm
    Macon Funeral Home
    261 Iotla Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Cedarlawn Cemetery
    Center Avenue
    Philadelphia, MS 39350
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