Ann Cheatham Obituary, Death – Ann Cheatham Yates, who had lived in Hogansville her entire life and had reached the age of 94 when she passed away on Thursday. On December 30th, 1917, Mrs. Yates made her debut into the world in Cobb County. Prior to the birth of their daughter, both of her parents, George and Clara Burnett Cheatham, passed away.
Before she went into retirement, she spent a significant portion of her life in the beauty industry, during which she owned and managed the Hogansville Beauty Shoppe. In addition to that, she was a contributing member of the Highland Baptist Church for the better part of six decades.
She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as by both of her husbands, Technical Sergeant James L. Evans (who was killed in action during World War II) and William L. Yates, as well as by all three of her brothers, Ray, Ernest, and Ben Cheatham. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by both of her husbands, Technical Sergeant James L. Evans (who was killed in action during World War II), and William L. Ya
Those who were left behind to mourn her passing include her daughter and son-in-law, Jimmie Evans Artley and John Artley III of Tucker; her brothers C.L. Cheatham of Douglasville, Kenneth Cheatham of Powder Springs, and James Cheatham of Alcoa, TN; her sister Audrey Cole of Calhoun; her granddaughter Melissa Artley of Atlanta; her nieces and nephews; and the family of William Yates, including Barbara Yates of Hogansville, Becky Cosper
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at the Highland Baptist Church, beginning at 11 o’clock in the morning and continuing throughout the day. The interment will take place at Mars Hill Cemetery in Acworth on Saturday at three o’clock in the afternoon, and the Reverends Terry Rainwater and Frank Sledge will preside over the service.
The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Friday evening beginning at six in the evening and continuing until eight in the evening. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home has seen to it that all of the necessary arrangements have been made.