Mrs. Mary Mildred Cheatham Radford PDF Print
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 15:07

Mrs. Mary Mildred Cheatham Radford, age 88, of the Howards Bottom Community in Cumberland County, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. She was born in the West Fork Community in Cumberland County, Kentucky on Saturday, December 26, 1925, the daughter of Orville and Bessie Epperson Cheatham. She was a member of the Parrish Chapel United Methodist Church and a supervisor in the garment industry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C. A. Radford, whom she married on Saturday, May 26, 1945, an infant son, Jeffrey Patrick Radford and her brothers, William Cheatham, Thomas Cheatham, Charlie Cheatham and John Cecil Cheatham.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Gale Spear Radford of Monticello, Kentucky, her sister, Marcella Manolis of Chicago, Illinois, her grandchildren, Dan S. Radford and Emily C. Upchurch, her great-grandchildren, Brenna Radford, Kendyl Radford, Cory Upchurch and Cole Upchurch and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Cheatham Radford will be held at 1:00 pm CST (2:00 pm EST) on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Rev. Neil Janes, Rev. Seth Denney, Dr. Larry Busch, Keith Radford and Amy Jo Hutchinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Howards Bottom Cemetery.

Those carrying her to her resting place will be Steve Radford, Leslie Radford, Jimmy Cook, Steve Teal, Jeff Booher and Perry Parrish. Honorary pallbearers are David Teal, Wesley Radford, Lawrence Teal, Jeff Cook, Marshall Cole, Phillip Parrish and Greg Parrish.

The family will receive friends after 4:00 pm CST (5:00 pm EST) on Friday, March 7, 2014, until the funeral hour on Saturday. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions be made to the Howards Bottom Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund at Parrish Chapel Church c/o Mike Radford (30 Guinn Drive, Monticello, KY 42633). Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky.


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