A Memorial Service for Cathey Sue Berry, 59 Quitman are scheduled for 11:00 A. M. Saturday June 6, 2015, Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, Quitman. Reverend Clara Gilbert-Love officiating.
On August 6, 1955, A. D. and Eugenia Berry welcomed the arrival of a baby girl they named Cathey Sue, the youngest girl of seven children. (Cat) grew up in Quitman, Texas. She attended school at W. B. Clark and later, Quitman Elementary and High School.
Cathey joined Brocks Chapel United Methodist Church under the leadership of Reverend A. W. Lankford. She served on the youth usher board and later joined the choir.
Cathey worked at the Heritage Nursing Home as a nurses aide; opened a car detail shop called Cats Car Wash. After moving to Waco, she opened a seafood restaurant "Mr. Fish". She also did housekeeping, and worked at various sewing factories.
Cathey leaves to cherish her memories, three children; Carlos Berry,
Youlanda (Peanut) DeGrate , Cory Waits and eight grandchildren.
Two sisters; Flora Kendricks, Ann Young (Ray Don) of Sulphur Springs,
Texas; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister and three brothersand by a beloved friend, Willie Waits, Jr.