She was born on Aug. 3, 1957, in Anchorage, Alaska, a daughter of the late T. J. and Martha Nelson. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bryant Nelson; and one brother-in-law, Robert Ladd.
Survivors include one daughter, Tiffany Johnson; sister, Patsy Ladd; four brothers: Terry Nelson (Lisa), Gregg Huggins (Kathy), Nick Santaniello (Amy), and Donnie Santaniello (Mollie); a grandson, Scott Wallace; granddaughter, Amanda Nelson; stepmother, Katherine Nelson; great-granddaughter, Alithia Wallace; special friends: Nathaniel Dabney and Gail Eaton; special cousin, Don Barnett; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family members.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 18, 2012, at the Restoration Church, 3115 Highway 39 W. in Athens, with the Rev. Scottie Balles officiating.
Interment will follow in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church from noon until the 2 p.m. service time today.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to offset Cheryl’s medical bills. Those donations can be sent in care of Terry Nelson, 3153 Sanders Road, Athens TN 37303.
You are encouraged to share a memory of her and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial Web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service of Cleveland is honored to assist the Wallace family with these arrangements.