Rev. Elijah Balentine officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Matheny Cemetery.
Mrs. Cathis died on Tuesday, September 12, 2006, at 6 p.m., at Spring Creek Health Care.
Mrs. Cathis was born on June 16, 1908. She was the daughter of the late David Edward and Willie Bell Thompson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Neal Cathis; two daughters, Margie Ruth Cathis and Monie Hooks; four brothers, Ernest Thompson, Fred Thompson, Emmitt Thompson, and Eugene Thompson; and five sisters, Bernice Allen, Beatrice Taylor, Jesse Pucket, Ardell Colson, and Claudia Brubaker.
Survivors include three granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Barbara and Cullen Moody and Marcia and Billy Brandon, all of Murray, and Margaret Thomas of Hopkinsville.