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Obituary - Paulette T. Cheek



Mrs. Paulette T. Cheek, age 65, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016.

Funeral services will be 7 PM Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Reverend Lanita Monroe will officiate. Burial will be at Crescent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill, Illinois, later in the week.

The family will receive visitors 5 o'clock until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

She was born November 12, 1950, in Pekin, Illinois, to the late H. Earl and Lois Golden Thomas. She went to school in Pekin, and graduated from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She lived in Houston, Texas before moving to Shelbyville, where she was active in the Tennessee Walking Horse Community.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chuck Cheek, in 2009.

Survivors include her sister, Penny Thomas, of Manito, Illinois; nephews, Jason T. Brooks, and Joel D. (Monica) Brooks, and a niece, Jessica D. Dile, great nephew, Noah E. Brooks.

Memorials may be made to the Great Strides Therapeutic Program. P.O. Box 1666, Shelbyville, TN 37162. There is also a FAST legal fund set up in her memory; PO Box 290 Shelbyville, TN 37162.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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