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Obituary for Catherine Sue King

Catherine Sue King passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m., Saturday, April 7, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, 6101 Bosque Blvd. in Waco. A Celebration of Life service will begin promptly at 10 a.m., following visitation. Burial will be at Moore Cemetery on FM 933 in Chalk Bluff.

Catherine Sue Tobias, also known as Memaw, was born in Steep Hollow, Texas, on April 15, 1929, to James Aubrey and Arlie Lawless Tobias. She married Charles King on March 20, 1956, in Bay City, Texas, and moved to Waco in 1959. Cathy was a substitute teacher for the Waco ISD, when she came to Waco. She then taught fulltime at Dripping Springs Elementary before moving to West Elementary, where she taught kindergarten for 20 years before retiring in 1990.

Cathy was a member of King Baptist Church in Gatesville, where she enjoyed Southern gospel music, hymns and watching the children sing and play their instruments. She was a very active part of her grandchildren and great grandchildren's lives; attending sporting events, birthday parties and enjoying visits.

She is survived by her three children, Tami Cox of China Spring, Kevin King and his wife, Apryl, of Milford and Mark King and his wife, Brenda, of West. Grandchildren include Beau Earley and wife, Lacey, of Waco, Kyle Earley and wife, Nicole, of China Spring, Breanne and Bailey King of Milford and Scott and Toby King of Aloha, Oregon; and great grandchildren, Keaton Bellis, Brighton Earley and Kannon Earley of China Spring and Rhiley, Sydnee, Evan, and Jaxon Earley of Waco.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christian Women’s Job Corp, 1101 Wooded Acres, Suite 107, Waco Texas 76710 or a charity of your choice. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our “Tribute Wall” at www.WHBfamily.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

7

Apr

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710

Service

Saturday

7

Apr

10:00 AM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710

Cemetery Details

Location

Moore Cemetery at Chalk Bluff Baptist Church

Highway 933
Waco, TX

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