Mrs. Cathey died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, following an extended illness.
Born April 7, 1936, in Habersham Mills, she was the daughter of the late Jackson and Ethel Green Norris. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Cathey; son, Brian Cathey; son-in-law, Tom Dollinger; and brothers, Jerry Norris and Harrison Norris.
Mrs. Cathey was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who lived most of her life in Fayetteville, N.C., until failing health caused her to move to Bear Creek, N.C., to be near her daughter. She was a faithful member of Antioch Church of God, participating in various ministries including singing in the choir.
She is survived by her daughters, Wanda Cook (Randy) and Debbie Dollinger; sons, Jeff Cathey (Cho) and Heath Cathey; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Joan Church of Clarkesville; sister, Janice Harrison (Johnny) and brother, Gary Norris (Etoyle) of Covington, Ky.; sisters-in-law, Barbara Norris of Clarkesville, and Mary Norris of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
Adcock Funeral Home, Spring Lake, N.C., was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, February 19, 2014