Mrs. Mary Frank Hunter Cathey, age 91, died Tuesday morning in Verona, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Cathey was the daughter of the late Frank Witherspoon and Myrtie Montgomery Hunter, a homemaker, and a life-long member of the United Methodist Church in Verona.. She was preceded in death by her husband: Robert Lee Cathey, Jr.
Mrs. Cathey is survived by five children: Frank Laura Cathey of Columbia, Bob Cathey, Camille Bill Turner, and Love Joe Smith all of Lewisburg, and Mary Lou Roy Warren of Calera, AL; a brother: Donald Hunter; and two sisters: Grace Hunter Ewing and Martha Hunter, all of Lewisburg; nine grandchildren: Cathey Jordan, Elizabeth Frey, Will Turner, Jenna Wilson, Kate Vandivort, Bart Allen, Elaine Cost, Matt Cathey, and Lee Perryman; and eleven great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cathey will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 AM from the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home, officiated by Bro. Larry Pedigo. Burial will follow in McCurdy Cemetery at Verona.
The family will visit with friends on Wednesday from 4:00 8:00 PM at Bills McGaugh Funeral Home, and again on Thursday until the funeral hour.
Bills McGaugh Funeral Home and the United States Forest Service have provided for the planting of a tree in memory of Mrs. Cathey.