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Jake "Buddy" Cheavis

March 11, 1932 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 85)

The Piano Brothers
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Jake "Buddy" Cheavis, 85, a native and resident of Terrebonne Parish, passed away peacefully at 7:37 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017.

​Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 12:00 noon on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church located at 4928 N. Bayou Black Drive in Gibson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his sons Reginald Cheavis (companion Rose) and Jeffrey Cheavis; daughters, Lydia (Charles) Muse, Samone (Gregory) Shands and Pamela Coleman (friend, Donald); seventeen grandchildren;  twenty-eight great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild; godson Jacoby Jones.

​He was preceded in death by his wife, Elnora B. Cheavis; son, Tyrone Cheavis; parents, Edward and Elizabeth Aitkens Cheavis; brothers, Willie Marks, Johnny Marks and Roland Cheavis; sister, Hazel C. Williams; and son-in-law, Ritney Coleman.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
June 23, 2017

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church (Gibson)
4928 N. Bayou Black Drive
Gibson, LA 70356

Funeral Service
Friday
June 23, 2017

12:00 PM
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church (Gibson)
4928 N. Bayou Black Drive
Gibson, LA 70356

Interment following funeral service
Friday
June 23, 2017

Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Cemetery (Gibson)
4928 N. Bayou Black Drive
Gibson, LA 70356


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