Cheryl G. Harden, age 65 of Lithonia, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017; born on Friday, October 17, 1952 to the late Thomas R. and Mary Louise Harden. Cheryl worked for the Internal Revenue Service for a number of years to which she had the privilege and joy of helping others; she adored her coworkers who became like family, in addition to her work family she loved her own family and cat Mini-Me that were very important to her. Cheryl was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, and faithful child of God. She will forever be loved and missed by all who knew her. She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Michael T. Harden. She is survived by her sister, Lisa Harden Brewer and husband, C.R. of IN; brother, Christopher R. Harden and wife, Rebbeca of NC; nephews, Christopher, Matthew, Eric, Terry, and Michael; niece, Michelle; numerous great nieces and nephews; and a special family friend Ralph Ramos. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Wages & Sons Funeral Home Stone Mountain Chapel. A celebration of Cheryl’s life will take place in Indiana at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made in Cheryl’s honor to: the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation 230 East Ohio Street Suite 500 Chicago, Il 60611 or the American Breast Cancer Foundation 10400 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 480 Columbia, MD 21044 Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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  1. I really enjoyed working with you and getting to know you. It was a lot fun working with you. You really be missed. You are in my preyers. Love Julie Norman

  2. My prayer & condolence to Cheryl s Family. Cheryl, I will truly miss you as you were a dear friend and support for me & my family. I will miss you as my neighbor and dear friend of mine.

  3. Cheryl was a wonderful personable employee that spoke her mind and kept going. She had a smile that lit up a room; she will truly be missed.My prayers are with the family- Matt 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. John 14:1 Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.

  4. Cheryl I can’t believe we have known each other since my babies were 7 and 2 years old you made me laugh when I needed it. I will always admire you for telling it like it was . I am going to miss you so much and that laugh of yours that had the whole unit smiling from ear to ear. Well my friend I will keep your tradition of decorating the tree in the unit I can hear you asking me when am I going to decorate for Christmas in the unit. You always seemed to bring me cheer and would say after it was done it looks really good. I really looked forward when you bought us calendars and let us pick the one we wanted you knew who loved pets, landscapes ETC. This I will say you will be missed so much and I give you a hug and a kiss my dear friend , co- worker . I send prayers to your family and I want them to know you were so special and loved . Toya, Brittney & Kiara

  5. In passing we have always spoken to each other, not knowing that we would become closer in a unit, I will miss the early good morning and late afternoon good-by. May God bless you and family.

  6. Cheryl was so so special to me. She was not just a co-worker, she was family. She was a friend. I will miss her craziness. It’s going to be hard for us as co-worker to return to normal because we are missing a part us. Her legacy in team 201 will live on. I love you Cheryl.

    Cynthia Webb – supervisor.

  7. Been in my life from the beginning of memories for me. She was a special person and a great cousin. I feel privileged to have been part of her family. You will be missed.

  8. Cheryl I will miss you. You always spoke your mind. I will miss your kind spirit.
    To the family may God give you comfort during this difficult time.
    Peace and Blessings

  9. Cheryl was the sister where we could agree to disagree, but by the end of the day we always worked out. You will truly be missed. I love you.

  10. Cheryl always had a pleasant personality and would always smile and speak when I saw her in the bathrooms, breakrooms or hallways at work. She will be missed. My prayers go out to her family during this difficult time that Father GOD will comfort their hearts and give them strength and peace to get through Cheryl’s loss and be able move forward with fond, loving memories of Cheryl forever in their hearts.

  11. My dear cousin, you’ll be forever missed by your family in Tampa. Our hearts are broken and I wished we could have talked in recent months. We love you and take comfort knowing your light will forever shine on. May peace be with you. Love Matt & your TAMPA family.

  12. Cheryl you weren’t just my niece you were a sister to me . You will be so missed by the whole Nickell family we loved you with all our heart. Rest In Peace . Love you Aunt Patti Uncle Gary

  13. We love you Aunt C! And miss you more than you know. There is so much to say but you probably already know everything now. We won’t stop loving you, Michelle Joey & Jack
    I’ll see you, Dad, Grandma and Grandpa later on.

  14. My Cousin Friend and Sister. Even though our sun has set it will always rise in my heart when I think of you. It was funny how you and I would be thinking the same thing at the same time. And bust out laughing. There are no words or an ending of my love for you. I will miss you terribly. Keep the beach clean for me there to pave the way for us to walk once again. I love you.

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