Dorothy Malor Harris Cheatham

August 01, 1936 – May 15, 2021

Obituary For Dorothy Malor Harris Cheatham

Dorothy Malor Cheatham, age 84, of Villa Rica, Georgia passed away May 15, 2021 with family by her side. Malor was born August 1, 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia, the only daughter of the late Henry Threnton Harris and Dora Bell Cowan Harris Hawkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Velina Hill, grandson Zachery Hill, granddaughter Melissa Haney Faulk and sister Janet Lowry.
She is survived by four children, Wayne Cole and wife Elaina of Marietta, Georgia, David Cole and wife Lynn of Wedowee, Alabama, Reva Folsom and husband Ronnie of Hogansville, Georgia, and Tony Cheatham and wife Terri of Powder Springs, Georgia, and son-in-law Hammond Hill of Kennesaw, Georgia. Also surviving are eight grandchildren: Scott Cole of Douglasville, Georgia, Jason Cole, Sr. of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Andrea Bennett and husband Jay of Neon, Kentucky, Laura Winters and husband Derrell of Fargo, North Dakota, Matthew Cheatham and wife Lesley of Danville, Alabama, Corey Cole and wife Kayla of Wedowee, Alabama, Chelsea Cole and partner Shellie Bowling of Rome, Georgia, and Madison Loftin and husband Hunter of Hartselle, Alabama; and 17 great grandchildren: Senior Airman Tristan Cole USAF, Destiny Haney, Mason Cole, Jason Cole, Jr., Johnny Cole, Ashton Henderson, Cole Bennett, Brooklyn Henderson, Matthew Winters, Jackson Cole, Joanna Bennett, Malachi Winters, Payton Cheatham, Raygen Cheatham, Talyn Cheatham, Macie Cole, and Wyatt Cole.
Malor retired from ADT (previously Southern Burglar Alarm) after thirty years of service. She worked and sacrificed to provide a home for her children. Malor was never happier than when her home was overflowing with family for holidays and celebrations. Her family meant everything to her. They are her legacy.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM. Memorial Service will be conducted Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville with Rev. Marcus Miller officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Pray’s Mill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311




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“I have only slipped away into the next room. Nothing has happened. Everything remains exactly as it was. I am I, and you are you, and the old life that we lived so fondly together is untouched, unchanged. Whatever we were to each other, that we are still.” I will miss you, Aunt Malor.
– Lori Lowry
I have know Malor since I was 10. She and my Mama, Joyce Bohan worked together for years. I also had the pleasure to work with her. My Mama passed away January 1st 2018. I kept in touch with her and she would tell me stories about about my Mama. She was an amazing strong woman. Danny my husband worked with Malor too. We are both so sadden, She was like family to us. Praying for the family and freind’s. Malor give my Mama a hug for me.🙏❤🙏
– Denise Civils
Prayers for Reva & family
– Boyce & Tyran Poore
Tanner Hospice Care staff would like to offer my condolences to you during this difficult time. We appreciate you trusting your loved one in our care.
– Tanner Hospice
You can’t change yesterday that is clear are begin on tomorrow until it is here so all that is left for you and for me is to make today as sweet as can be. I love you mama
– Reva

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