Cathy’s life began on December 19, 1952, the daughter of Melvin and Betty (Shoopman) Althouse in El Dorado. She graduated from El Dorado High School with the Class of 1970. Cathy was a bookkeeper for CDH and also owned and operated Kansas Kabins. She was a member of the VFW and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a hard worker and enjoyed remodeling jobs and painting. In her spare time Cathy would occasionally play golf. She also enjoyed softball, dancing, gardening, Scrabble and Saturday family nights.
Her loving family includes her daughters, Cami Jones of Augusta, Lesa (Mike) Rumsey, and Staci Jones all of El Dorado; brother, Terry (Linda) Althouse and a sister, Linda Althouse all of El Dorado; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and one on the way; also her fur babies, Sassy, Buffy and Pippi.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Cindy Alfaro. Cathy passed away, Saturday, April 14, 2018, having reached the age of 65 years old.
Cathy’s family will gather with friends on Monday, April 16, from 5-7 p.m. at the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 17, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church of El Dorado with Pastor John Harms officiating. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Cancer Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Cathy at www.kirbymorris.com
Donations may be made to:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105