Kate, as she was known by her friends and family, was the youngest daughter of Arthur and Thera Love of Mountain City. She was the last member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Cathey, and a grandson, Kevin E. Cathey.
Survivors are: three sons, John and wife Bernice of Greenwood, S.C., Frank and wife Brenda of Mountain City and Dennis and wife Vicki of Demorest; a daughter, Karan Cathey of Mountain City; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
“Miss Kate” owned and operated the Villager Restaurant for many years prior to her retirement.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Beck Funeral Home. Burial followed at Rabun Memory Park.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at http://www.beckfuneralhome.com.
The Clayton Tribune, Jan. 5, 2012