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Mrs. Eula Maxine Cheatham Lasley Maddox, Taylor Co./Adair Co. native (1925-2017

She was born in Gadberry, Adair County, KY. She was a member of a leading Adair County family. She was the daughter of the late Martin & Myrtle Elliot Cheatham, and the widow first of Mr. Leonard Lasley, and later Mr. Henry Maddox. She leaves 30 direct living descendants. Mrs. Maddox enjoyed helping people and daily encouraged those around her. She loved her family and her church, and took great pleasure in cooking and caring for them. She was a homemaker for several years and a member of the Trace Creek Homemakers Club, but also worked at the State Park and the Ravine Way Community Center. Always on the go, she learned how to use a computer at age 80. Mrs. Maddox's grace and love will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
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Mrs. Eula Maxine (Cheatham) Lasley Maddox of Campbellsville, KY, departed this life on Sunday, November 5, 2017, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, being 92 years, seven months, and 17 days of age.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Maddox on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, at the First Baptist Church, 704 E Broadway, Campbellsville, KY. Rev. James Washington will be presiding over the service with Rev. George Nelson delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in the Lasley Cemetery in Adair County. The family will receive friends at the church 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Friday, November 10, 2017, and from 10amCT/11amET, Saturday until time for the service.

Mrs. Eula Maxine Cheatham Lasley Maddox, Taylor Co./Adair Co., KY native (1925-2017)

Mrs. Eula Maxine (Cheatham) Lasley Maddox of Campbellsville was born on March 19, 1925 in the Gadberry community of Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Martin & Myrtle (Elliot) Cheatham. She departed this life on Sunday, November 5, 2017, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, being 92 years, seven months, and 17 days of age.

She professed faith in Christ at an early age and joined New Zion Baptist Church and later joined Pleasant Run Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Mr. Leonard Lasley, who preceded her in death. Later, she united in marriage to Mr. Henry Maddox, who also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Maddox enjoyed helping people and daily encouraged those around her. She loved her family and her church, and took great pleasure in cooking and caring for them. She was a homemaker for several years and a member of the Trace Creek Homemakers Club, but also worked at the State Park and the Ravine Way Community Center. Always on the go, she learned how to use a computer at age 80. Mrs. Maddox's grace and love will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She leaves to cherish her memory:
  • One daughter: Hilda Moreno and husband Jorge of Bardstown, KY

  • Two siblings: Irene Burks of St. Louis, MO, and Owen P. Cheatham and wife Ernestine of Indianapolis, IN

  • A brother-in-law: J.C. Lasley and wife Bonita of Columbia, KY

  • A sister-in-law: Lillie DuVall of Columbia, KY

  • A daughter-in-law: Paulette Lasley of Campbellsville, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Everick Lasley and wife Kelly, Leon Lasley, Jr. and wife Tracy, LaVon Lasley, Benita Moreno, Jorge Moreno, Jr., Ricardo Moreno, and Angie Moreno

  • Fifteen great-grandchildren

  • Seven great-great grandchildren

  • A close friend: Kathleen Fletcher of Campbellsville, KY

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by two children: Frieda Lasley and Leon Lasley, Sr., a brother, William "Bill" Cheatham, a sister, Frances Buckner, and a granddaughter, Elisa Lasley.

Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Eula Maxine Cheatham Lasley Maddox

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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Mrs. Eula Maxine Cheatham Lasley Maddox, Taylor Co./Adair Co., KY native (1925-2017)



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