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Olean Franklin Cathey

Obituary Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Olean Franklin Cathey, age 91 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on October 22, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Fred C. Franklin & Bessie James Wolfe. Mrs. Cathey retired from Mt. Vernon Mills and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Herschel Cathey, Jr., daughter, Mary Jane Cathey, great-granddaughter, Christina Hamilton; brothers, Dr. James H. Franklin, William T. Franklin, & Charles F. Franklin. Mrs. Cathey was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Anne Cathey Murray & Kent Murray of Cornelia, GA; grandchildren, Lynn Carpenter, Becky & Barry Ramsey, Lisa & Israel Wilson, Lori & Rodney Watts, Mike & Melanie Martin, Deanne & Kevin Belford, Philip & Michelle Murray; great-grandchildren, Cassidy & Jacob Erlewine, Tanner Watts, Chyanne Watts, Madeline Martin, Morgan Martin, Harley & Cade Roberts, Lyli Ramsey, Kendall Belford, Braxton Murray, Noah Sosebee, Peyton Collins, Brianna Collins; 4 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, & other relatives.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Clarkesville City Cemetery with Rev. Tim Beasley officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a charity of one’s choice.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

 
Funeral Date
10/21/2018 at 3:00PM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
Phone
706-778-8668
Address
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531
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