GLASGOW — Will Cheatham, 85, of Glasgow, died Thursday, July 5, 2012.
He was the son of the late Horace Cheatham and Easter Mae Collins Cheatham. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by one son, Jerry Cheatham (Cheryl); one daughter, Patricia Chapman (Jim); eleven grandchildren, Robert Jackson, Brandie Uehlin, Jesse Chapman, Michael Chapman, Jeremy Cheatham, Michael Cheatham, Luke Cheatham, Dewy Cheatham, Betty Lou Cheatham, Michael Herzog and Heather Herzog; six sisters, Louise Tarey, Evelyn Marcum, Bertha Williams, Linda Byrd, Mary Matthews and Joann McCoy; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two children, George Samuel Cheatham and Geraldine Cheatham; two brothers, John Sam Cheatham and James Howard Cheatham.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with burial in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Margaret Elmore Eatmon
GLASGOW —Margaret Elmore Eatmon, 80, of Glasgow, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2012, in the presence of family members after a very brave battle with cancer.
Mrs. Eatmon professed her faith in Christ at an early age and attended Bethel Independent Baptist Church. After years of service at T. J. Samson Community Hospital and local nursing homes, she was a private caregiver for many years. Mrs. Eatmon was a devoted mother, grandmother, and best friend. With her warm smile and twinkling blue eyes, she lovingly displayed her southern-style cooking talents with her homemade biscuits and famous fried apple pies.
Mrs. Eatmon is survived by two sons, Danny Eugene Vaughn (Lela) and Billy Howard Vaughn (Kim); two daughters, Regina Joyce Vaughn and Connie Sue Berryman. She is also survived by three sisters, Maureen Elmore Chapman, Dorothy Elmore Jones and Beatrice Elmore Williams; seven grandchildren, Julie Mosher (Jeff), Danny Vaughn Jr., Matthew Vaughn, Corey, Michael, Zack and Heather Folden; three great-grandchildren, Hannah and Josh Mosher, and Autumn Vaughn; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Ida Waller Elmore, her husband, Earl Eatmon; one son, Thomas Allen Vaughn; one brother, Edward Elmore; and two sisters, Ruth Elmore Hale and Gladys Elmore Kerney.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 12 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the funeral home.
The family would like to express its gratitude to Dr. Travis and the amazing T. J. Samson Hospice group (you became our second family), to Dr. Tyree and his staff for their compassion, and last, but not least, to Rev. Ricky Proffitt for his many hospital and home visits.