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Margaret Cathey, 86
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Margaret Cathey, 86, a Morrison resident and Wynoose, Illinois native, was born Feb. 24, 1935 and died Dec. 1 following an extended illness.

She was a retired secretary at Carrier Corporation, a member of Morrison First Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by husband Billy Reece Cathey, son Jeffery Cathey, and daughter Mary Lou Davidson.

Mrs. Cathey is survived by son and spouse, Greg and Helen Cathey of Morrison, four grandchildren, Justin (Heather) Cathey of McMinnville, Judith (Bayardo) Lopez of Miami, Fla., Alex Davidson of Murfreesboro, and Eric Davidson of McMinnville, great-grandchild Abigail Cathey, one brother Joseph (Jean) Miller of Nobel, Illinois, brother-in-law Don (Martha) Cathey of McMinnville, two sisters-in-law Dot Cathey and Emma Cathey, both of McMinnville, several nieces and nephews; and best friend, Emma Jean Hullett also survive.

Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at High’s Chapel with Jerry Lusk officiating. Burial followed at Shady Grove Cemetery in Coffee County. Visitation was Saturday before the service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 5, 2021