Cheryl Pearlene Kuntz died on Sept. 25.
She is survived by her sons: Mike and Wakahn Heyliger; daughter, Talisha Joseph; father, Alphonso Mitcham; brothers: Clyde and Eric Milliner, Keryl Connor and Elvis Matthews; sisters: Kimrah Connor and Onika Fraser; sisters-in-law: Necola Davis, Robbie Matthews and Michelle Milliner; brother-in-law, Ray Fraser; aunts: Agnes Thomas, Melda Francis, Avril Williams, Petronella and Ursula Thomas; and uncle, Gabriel Thomas.
She is also survived by nieces: Lovia, LaRashana, LaRakishma, LaRaTisha, LaRakesha, Lukrisha, Shamika, Shaniqua, April and Madison Milliner, Keryline Connor, Victoria Johnson, Jewell Henley and Kimmoy Matthews; and nephews: Clyde Jr. Leshorn, Leshoi, Victor Jr., Shane, Keshorn, Nathaniel, Shaquani and Malachi MiIliner, Nikkai and Raysean Mitcham, Keryl Jr. and Kyzaiah Connor, Kennon Matthews and Richard Stuckey.
Other survivors include special cousins: Bernadette Melendez, Angela Campbell, Rose Lake, Rozel Thomas-Debose and Naomi Connor; and special friends: Janice Freeman, Shanika Stapleton, Della Thompson, Shanika Charles, Marie Vanterpool, Althea Esprit, Charmaine Joseph, Maria Richardson, Sandra Hodge and Harriette Monsanto. Cheryl is survived by a host of relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Relatives and friends are advised of Cheryl’s home-going celebration. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the established public mandates, the family reminds all attendees to wear masks and adhere to social distancing and other safety guidelines.
The first viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home Chapel. The second viewing will be at 9 a.m., Friday, Oct. 23, followed by the service at 10 a.m. at Turnbull’s Funeral Home Chapel.
Due to capacity restrictions, the service will be limited to family and close friends. For the benefit of supporters and well-wishers who will not be able to attend the service, it will be live-streamed on Turnbull’s Funeral Home Facebook page. The family is requesting lively colors to be worn, as Cheryl always enjoyed celebrating life.
Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1 following the service. Tributes for inclusion in the booklet may be emailed to Cheryltributes@gmail.com. Deadline for submission is Oct. 14.