Jerlene Cheatham, 76, Trigg County, died at 5:36 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 at Norton Audubon, Louisville, of natural causes.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at All Nations House of Prayer with the Rev. Jerry Bacon officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at All Nations House of Prayer. Burial will be in Corinth Church Cemetery, Trigg County.

A native of Trigg County, she was born April 8, 1944, daughter of the late Willie (Bill) and Helen Thacker Cheatham. She was employed for 34 years at Thomas Industries, and after retirement, she was a caregiver for many years. She was a member of Holiness Church of Deliverance.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Zachary Cheatham and siblings Cornell Cheatham, Leavell Cheatham, Katherine Bridges, Dorothy Trice, Jane Mencer and Hattie McKee.

Survivors include son, Ricky (Daisy) Cheatham, Hopkinsville; daughter, Keneka Cheatham (Kolawole) Olakanye, Louisville; siblings, Rachel Sellers, Hopkinsville, Willow Trice, Chicago, Ill., Gloria Leavell, Billy Ray Cheatham, Helen Dailey, Hopkinsville; and three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren.

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