Mrs. Merial Deane Cheatwood, 88 of Tampa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 8th, 2020. She was born and raised in Greensboro, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Claudeane Townsend, sister Carolyn Latham and her husband of 50 years, Judge J.C. Cheatwood. She is survived by two daughters, Claudia Frank(husband Bob), Susan Thedford, and four grandchildren, Bobby(wife Emily) and Claudeane Frank, Merial and James Thedford. Deane moved to Tampa after High School. She worked for GE Electric Co until she met her husband. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Temple Terrace, the Women’s Club, Friendship Club and Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club. She was the ultimate southern lady always gracious and charming. Her life was spent loving and caring for her family, friends and Church. She will be greatly missed, but forever in our hearts. A private service was held for immediate family. Donations in her name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
"ENTRUSED TO OUR CARE"
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