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 www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311
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