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Cynthia Cheshier Lott

1920 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Cynthia Cheshier Lott Obituary
Cynthia Cheshier Lott

Selmer, TN

Cynthia Cheshier Lott was born March 8, 1920 in McNairy County, TN, the daughter of the late John William and Maggie Wilson Cheshier. She was a 1937 graduate of Bethel Springs and earned her teaching certificate from Union University.

Mrs. Lott was a former third grade teacher at Bethel Springs and Treadwell in Memphis. She was a member of the Bethel Springs Presbyterian Church and former member of Highland Heights Presbyterian in Memphis. She played the piano at church until the age of 95.

Mrs. Lott departed this life on April 22, 2017 in Selmer, TN at the age of 97 Years, 1 Month, 14 Days. She is survived by her Horner Drive family and friends; and a host of cousins and dear friends.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lott was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Frank Lott; a son, Dr. John Ward Lott; a sister, Lizzie Bell Cheshier.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 25 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. with Services on Wednesday, April 26 at 11 a.m., all at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer, TN. Burial will follow in the New Salem Cemetery at Bethel Springs, TN. Memorials may be made to the Dr. John W. Lott Memorial Scholarship, University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis, Attn: Dr. Howard Morgan.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 25, 2017
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