Inez Cheatham, age 87, was born in East Chicago, Indiana. She accepted Christ at an early age and continued serving at New Friendship Baptist Church until her health no longer permitted her to attend. "Nez" was a loving wife, devoted mother and caring grandmother. Inez was married for 68 years to husband Waddell B. Cheatham and was blessed with eight kids from this union. She was preceded in death by her beloved children; Wendell, Dwain, Inus; and granddaughter ShaDonna. She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Waddell, sons Waddell Jr., John (Joy) and Finnish (Dana); daughters Denise and Doreatha; grandchildren Corey Sr., Mario, Shrisse, LouKendric, Asha, JaLynn, Jalecia, Finnish Jr., Crystal, My'kyeke, Zyaire and Jade; nine great-grandchildren; devoted brother and sister in law Howard and Rebecca Cheatham. Good friend Katherine Morris and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Wake Wednesday, October 19th 2016 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. Funeral 11:00 AM. All services at New Friendship M.B. Church 1545 Waite St Gary, IN. Services entrusted to Powell-Coleman Funeral Home.
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