Cheryl Prater

Published 2:00 pm Friday, April 30, 2021

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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.