Tammy Kathleen (McKinley) Cheever, age 47 of North Platte, passed away Thursday May 2, 2013 at her home following a long battle with cancer.
Tammy was born on March 10, 1966 in Charleston, SC to Ralph and Roselin McKinley. She married Bill Cheever, Sr. in 1989 and they have been soulmates for 24 years.
Tammy was an outgoing person, loving mother, wife, sister and nana. She loved spending time with her grandboys, camping, fishing, having a great time, and one big hobby, smokin’ down! She also loved to scrapbook and embroider. She is loved and will be missed by many.
Tammy is survived by her children Heather (Brian) Bonini of Eustis, NE and Bill Cheever Jr of North Platte; 3 grandchildren Patrick, Devin and Dalton of Eustis, NE; 1 god son Charlie D. Robinson; siblings Nelson (Carol) Holmes of CA, Warren (Theresa) Holmes of IL, Rita Mann of SC, Lita (David) Faulling of SC, Butch (Marvia) McKinley of KS, Sandy Marshall of CO, Debbie McKinley of KS, Vickey McKinley of NP; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; and four brothers Thomas, John, Ron and Donnie.
A memorial has been established in her name and online condolences may be made at www.adamsswanson.com. Cremation was chosen. A memorial service will be held Tuesday May 7, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home. Those wishing to do so may sign the register book Monday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.