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Cheri Platt

Cheri Platt

Jan 23, 1961 - Jul 16, 2015

Cheri Platt, 54, of Riverton died on Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Riverton. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at 2:00 pm at Davis Funeral Home.

Cheri Joeann James was born on January 23, 1961 in Riverton, WY to Clifford Albert James Jr. and Doris Elaine (Wallingford) James. She grew up in Riverton with two sisters and two brothers. She attended Riverton schools and graduated from beauty school in 1990.

She was of the Christian Faith.

In 1981 she married William McNew and together they had one daughter, Michelle. They later divorced. She married Alfred Platt in 2008 and they separated in April 2015.

She worked for Shear Delight as a cosmetologist and enjoyed her job and her clientele. Due to health issues she was forced to give up her job and became disabled.

She loved spending time with her daughter and granddaughters, fishing, music, and her dogs, Ladybug and Blaze. She loved everything and everyone, made friends where ever she went and had a laugh and smile that would change anyone’s mood to a positive one.

She is survived by her daughter, Michelle Bertran; her granddaughters, Kimberlie and Gabrielle Hazelett of Riverton; her husband, Alfred Platt; her sister, Lisa Brown and her husband, Tim of Riverton; her brothers, David James and his wife, Myco and Robert James and his wife Sharon all of Riverton; her nephews, Joshua James of Casper, Christopher James of Riverton, Joseph James from Idaho, Jared Gault of Rock Springs, and Noah Brown of Riverton; her nieces, Trisia Fox of Riverton, Heidi James of Idaho, and Kassidy Gault of Colorado; special friend, Keith Stephenson; and many great nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Doris James, and her sister, Pamela James.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.