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Jean Cheatham New

Passed Away: July 24, 2016

Jean Cheatham New, age 83, died after a brief illness on July 24, 2016.  She was a devoted member of Smith Memorial Baptist Church as well as the Women’s Missionary Union.  Mrs. New retired from Bell Atlantic Telephone Company with more than 35 years of service.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Richard “Buddy”; parents W.W. and Frances Miles Cheatham; brothers Bobby, Marshall Wade and Roy Cheatham.  Survivors include son Steve New and wife Miriam; daughter, Trudy Waters and husband Michael; grandsons, Tyler and Zach New and Andy and David Waters; siblings, Susie Nuckles, Richard Cheatham, James Cheatham, Joyce Sayre, Lewis Cheatham, H.T. Cheatham, Ralph Cheatham and Peggy Moore in addition to many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Funeral services conducted by Pastor David Reid, will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Smith Memorial Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Bucktrout Funeral Home, Tuesday from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m.  The family wishes to thank Surgery Specialists and the ICU nurses of Sentara Williamsburg. In our mother’s memory, memorial contributions may be made to Smith Memorial Baptist Church, ATTN:  Deacon Fund, 6515 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

Arrangements by Bucktrout Funeral Home.


Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Bucktrout Funeral Home

4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Time: 11:00 am


Smith Memorial Baptist Church

Richmond Road
Williamsburg, VA

Cemetery Information


Williamsburg Memorial Park

130 King William Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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