Our forever loved Tamara “Tammy” Minatra, age 56, of Richland, Texas passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Providence Hospital in Waco, Texas. She was born on April 29, 1962 to Nelson and Gloria Cheney.
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She was one in a million! She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend to all that knew and loved her. Her life was a blessing, her memory a treasure. She loved beyond words and will be missed beyond words.
She was preceded in death by her father, Nelson Cheney.
Tammy is survived by the love of her life, her husband, Billy Jack Minatra of 17 years. She is also survived by her mother, Gloria Cheney of Texarkana, Texas; son, Joey Lewis and wife Destiny of Corsicana, Texas; daughter, Amanda Rocha and husband Eric of Idalou, Texas; siblings, Nelson Cheney, Jr. and wife Betty, Brian Cheney and wife Grace, Tracy Miller and husband Ivan, Micki Valadez and husband Isaac; grandchildren, Lilo, JuJu, Jr., Ford Lewis, Ethan and Emery; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Tammy’s life will be held at a later date. Cremation under the direction of Corley Funeral Home.
An online guestbook is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Tamara “Tammy” Minatra obituary.