Martha V. Cheek Cathey

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Martha V. "Gongie" Cheek Cathey, 93, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in NHC Healthcare-Lewisburg.

A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Cathey was the daughter of the late Oslin G. Cheek and Vandillia Tindell Cheek. She was a homemaker and a member of Antioch Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Clyde Hunter Cathey, who passed away in 1984.

She is survived by one son, Jackie Cheek Cathey of Lewisburg; one daughter, Carol (Jerry) Murdock of Lewisburg; one sister, Vannie Tindell Street of Cookeville; five grandchildren, Cathey Talley (Ken) Sweeney, Mark Jason (Cecilia) Murdock, Lisa Cathey Smith, Julie Cathey (Bill) Hallenberg, and Jennifer Cathey (Heath) Giles; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cathey were Monday, Oct. 13, from the Chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Smith officiating. Burial followed in Bethlehem Cemetery in the Berlin Community.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory was in charge of the arrangements.