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Funeral services Saturday for former Taylor County tax collector Lavena Cheek

Published On: Mar 20 2014 03:36:45 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 21 2014 11:31:41 AM CDT
Lavena Cheek
ABILENE, Texas -

Former Taylor County tax assessor-collector Lavena Cheek died Wednesday.

Cheek retired in 2010 after spending 37 years working for the county.

Cheek was active with many causes in the community, none more so than the Chili Superbowl that raises money for the Ben Richey Boys Ranch.

Funeral services for Cheek will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Hamil Family Funeral Home.

Cheek was 81.