Cathey T. Mehaffey

Oct 28, 2013

CANTON — Cathey Trull Mehaffey, 64, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at Mission Hospitals – Memorial Campus.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Carl Eldon and Leola Cathey Trull. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Crystal Mehaffey, who died in 1969; four brothers; and a sister. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. Cathey loved painting and cooking.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Clyde Dewey Mehaffey; two daughters, Racquel Bartholomew of Canton and Renee Penland of Waynesville; two sons, Dewey Dewayne Mehaffey and his wife, Tracey and Jerry Dean Mehaffey and his wife, Jaime, all of Canton; a sister, Carleen Duckett and her husband, Bobby, of Clyde; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Roy Kilby and the Rev. Dwight Banks officiating. Burial will follow at New Cruso Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service.

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