In Memory of




Obituary for Cheryl Poteat (Pervis)

Ms. Cheryl Lynn Pervis Poteat was born February 7, 1961 to the late Isaac Pervis and Vernie Estelle Cheek Melton in Durham, NC. She passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham, NC.

Cheryl was educated in the Durham Public School System. She furthered her education at Durham Technical Community College. She was a dedicated employee at Duke Hospital in sterile processing for 30 years.

She enjoyed watching sports, soap operas and the court shows. She will be remembered as a hard worker and protector of her children and family.

She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Bessie C. Cheek

Cheryl leaves to mourn her loss, one daughter, DeAundrea Pervis-Whitted (Johnny); two sons, Daryl Pervis (Chastity) and David Johnson (Ebonie); one sister, Susan Pervis; two brothers, Charles Cheek and Isaac Cheek (Alice); grandchildren, DeAundre' Pervis, James Worthy, Karmon Smith, Desyrae Whitted, Izaiah Pervis, Daviyon Johnson, Jamir Lee, D'Anthony Johnson, Dekari Johnson and Brooklin Smith; along with a host of other relatives and friends..