Obituary: John Garrett Cathey

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

John Garrett Cathey, 87, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, in NHC Columbia Healthcare.

Mr. Cathey was a native of Marshall County. He retired in 1984 after 39 years of service as payroll supervisor with Heil-Quaker Whirlpool Corporation. Following retirement he was a farmer and cattle producer. He was a member of Parkview Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fowler Alex and Annie Mai Garrett Cathey; wife, Ellen Frances Patterson Cathey; and sister, Helen Pardee.

He is survived by nieces and nephews and special caregivers, Daryl and Ceretha Pardee of Lewisburg.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, from Parkview Baptist Church, followed by burial in Sunset Park.

Mr. Cathey's body will be at Parkview Baptist Church Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour for visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society,

c/o Ms. Susie Boatright 2382 Lynnville Highway, Cornersville, TN 37047.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.