Terry Gene Cheathem


Terry Gene Cheathem, 66, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022.

He was born on Jan. 14, 1956, to the late Lones and Eula Mae Cheathem.

Terry was a lifelong resident of this area. He was a photographer and enjoyed taking picture in the mountains. He also enjoyed bird watching. Most of all, he loved his family and spending time with them.

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond and Ralph Cheathem; daughter, Aimee Cheathem; and sister-in-law, Jaunita Laseter.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 43 years, Ann Cheathem; grandchildren: Olivvia Cheathem and Brooklynn Harris; and siblings: Ray Cheathem (Carol), Wanda Cheatham, Jackie Cheatham, Danny Cheatham (Brenda), Dennis Cheatham and Joan Carroll (Eddie).

A Celebration of Terry’s Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2022, at Companion Funeral Home with a visitation prior from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. He will be laid to rest following the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Terry or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at



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