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Cheryl Prater

We are sad to announce Cheryl Johnson Prater went to be with the Lord on April 29, 2021, at age 66. She was from Bogalusa but resided in Franklinton. She was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Cheryl worked as a correctional officer and retired from Rayburn Correctional Center and then worked part-time for the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Cheryl is survived by her sister, Louise Johnson; daughters, Amy Smith, Christa Ashworth (Michael) and JoLynn Coon (Gerald); seven grandchildren, Tyler, Chelsea, Lydia, Kristen, Kaitlyn, Trey and Brittany; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Howard Johnson; mother, Elouise Johnson; and a brother, Theodore “Teddy” Johnson.

Visitation will be held at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home on Sunday, May 2, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and continuing Monday, May 3, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., with the funeral service following at 10:30 a.m. with Bro. Joe Romano officiating. Burial will be at Ponemah Cemetery in Bogalusa.

Brown-McGehee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.