Catherine C. ‘Cathy’ Garrett, 66, renowned artist with a love for nature

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Catherine C. 'Cathy' Garrett
Catherine C. ‘Cathy’ Garrett

Catherine C. ‘Cathy’ Garrett, 66, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Cathy was born in Leaksville, N.C., and a Yorktown resident for over 41 years. She worked as a nurse with Riverside Hospital, Home Health Care and Tabb High School. She was a member of Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, a renowned artist, calligrapher as well as a nature lover who enjoyed boating, crabbing or anything to do with the water.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Dr. Roland G. Garrett Jr.

She is survived by her sisters, Carolyn Spooner (Phil) of Tallahassee, Fla., and Connie Shepherd of Seattle, Wash.; nieces, Stacey Mayer, and her children, Cooper, Mallory and Reese; niece, Shelby Catherine Shepherd; nephew, Brent Spooner, and his son, Colton; stepchildren, Brooke Tiller and Bob Garrett, and their children, Matthew and Sarah Tiller and Rhett Garrett; son-in-law, Nile Wilcocks, and his children, Garrett, Chase and Blake Wilcocks.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 20, at Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, followed by a reception in the church social hall. Interment will be private in Peninsula Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, 6218 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692.