Cheryl (Bateman) Martin |

Cheryl Bateman Martin, 76, of Clarksville went to join her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

Cheryl was born on October 13, 1945 in Nashville, TN to the late Ernest Dean Bateman and Aetna Pearl Bateman. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by a son, Jeremy Russell Martin; and his brother, Steven Aldon Bateman.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joel T. Martin, Jr.; daughters, Lisa (Eddie) Marshbanks, Tammy (Billy) Hughes and Melonie Martin; son, Tommy Martin; brothers, Ed (Nancy) Bateman, Kerry (Wanda) Bateman and Tim Bateman; sister, Renée Bateman; grandchildren, Grace Allen, Justin (Jacquelyn) Bryant, Rush (Ashley) Milam, Kolt Milam, Hunter Hughes, Jarrett Martin, Arie Milam, Rylee Marshbanks and Ryker Lee; and great-grandchildren, Bennett, Jaxson, Mila, Arlington, Crew and Wells.

Cheryl was a retired registered nurse, member of First Baptist Church of Clarksville and Montgomery County Trail Riders. She loved her family, friends, horses and riding, First Class Baptist Sunday School and her Ole Timers Hospital crew.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, August 1 at 1:30 p.m., at the Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home Chapel, with the Reverend Pat Van Dyke officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, July 31 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Monday, August 1 from 11 a.m. until time of funeral at the funeral home.

The bearers will be Eddie Marshbanks, Billy Hughes, Justin Bryant, Rush Milam, Kolt Milam and Hunter Hughes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Humane Society, 940 Tennessee Avenue, Clarksville, TN 37040; or Bikers Who Care, PO Box 1253, Clarksville, TN 37041-1253.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences can be offered and the service’s live stream can be viewed at

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