Olean Franklin Cathey

October 22, 1926 - October 20, 2018 

Olean Franklin Cathey

October 22, 1926 - October 20, 2018 

Obituary for Olean Franklin Cathey

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 from 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.

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