MRS. CATHERINE VANPELT, age 88, of Summervile, Georgia passed away Tuesday, Jalu 22, 2014, evening in the local nursing home. A Gordon County native, She was born on February 7, 1926 to the late Arch and Arrie Beck Reed. Mrs. Vanpelt was retired from the sewing department of Mars Glove, in LaFayette and was preceded in death by her husbands the late Ray Vanpelt and the late J.C. Miller; a Daughter; sisters, Sallie Reed, Annie Ruth Reed Waddell, and Jettie Benita Lankford, all died earlier.
Surviving are daughter, Commissioner, Kathy Vanpelt Brown of Summerville;
grandson-Greg Brown of Ketchikan, Alaska; other Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 25th, at 4:00 P.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Jimmy Chastain officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Mike Vanpelt, Ricky Vanpelt, William Elrod, Jerry Wright, Brandon Gurley, Lann Cordle, and Randy Dalrimple; Honorary Pallbearers the “Angel” Nurses and CNAs of B Hall of Oak View Nursing Home. The Family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.