Cheley Ann McAlister was born April 4, 1938 in Beaver, Oklahoma to Willis Arthur and Merlee Naomi (Phelps) Lansden. She graduated high school and attended college for awhile. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and was also a member of the PEO and the Desk and Derrick group as she was a secretary in the oil and gas industry. She is preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
Cheley passed in the Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kansas on March 22,2022.
She is survived by her sons, Dennis Lee Cates of Tyrone, Oklahoma, Ronnie Gene Cates of Beaver, Oklahoma, Michael Joe Cates of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Michael Dean Rodgers of Turpin, Oklahoma; her brother, Joe Willis Lansden of Beaver, Oklahoma; her sister, Kathal Nelle Bales of Beaver, Oklahoma; 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorial Funeral Services are tentatively set for June 18th, 2022 in the Beaver First Christian Church. The time of the service will be decided at a later date.