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“Willlie was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed. Wellston is a little dimmer now, without this bright, shining light. Condolences to her...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Majel Keairns - Coalton, OH

“Mike Lori & Heath , I'm sorry to hear about your mom & grandma. She was always a good friend to us. Your in our thoughts & prayers . R.I.P. Willie ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sandy Parker Kisor - Wellston, OH

“A wonderful and beautiful lady, worked with her at Banquet Foods, and Pillsbury, may you Rest In Peace my friend ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Tonya Dixon - Hamden, OH

“Lori, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know nothing can take away the pain or fill the hole in your heart. I just wanted to let you know I'm thinking of...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Martha Willis - Wellston, OH

“Condolences to the family ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Cottrill - Reno, NV

“Willie we met at General Mills and became friends, I'll miss you and our talks. You were a grandma to my boys Billy and Shawn . Love you ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Owsley - Marietta, OH

“Sorry Lori and Mike u will be in my thoughts ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Tabitha Hayslip - Wellston, OH

“Willie, you were always one of my favorite people.Always a smile and laughter.Although it was your time, and I know you will be sadly missed, I'm...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Donovan "Tim" Halterman - jackson, OH

“Will never forget this wonderful lady,rest in peace and fly high with the angels ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Adkins - Inverness, FL

“Sorry for Loss,we were friends for yrs ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kenny Pearce - Massillon, OH


Wyladene Kay Cheatwood, age 78, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at her home. She was born October 21, 1938 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Lawrence Fitzgerald and Jenny Emmert Fitzgerald. Wyladene, a 1956 graduate of Wellston High School, retired from General Mills where she was employed for many, many years. She attended the former Trinity United Methodist Church in Wellston and enjoyed writing poetry, reading, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, Lori Cook (Mike), Kevin Cheatwood (Tammy) and Kerry Cheatwood (Sandy), all of Wellston; sister, Iris Gill of Wellston; sisters-in-law, Karen Cheatwood and Sue Rose (Bob), all of Wellston, as well as 8 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides her parents, Wyladene was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne "Doc" Cheatwood in 1994; brother, John Robert Fitzgerald; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lawrence and Kate Cheatwood. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Saturday at 1 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery.

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