Catherine Sue <I>Tobias</I> King

Catherine Sue Tobias King

Birth
Steep Hollow, Brazos County, Texas, USA
Death 2 Apr 2018 (aged 88)
Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Burial Chalk Bluff, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 188506548 · View Source
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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 loved 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 and his wife, Apryl, of Milford and Mark 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.

Obituary published online 3 Apr 2018 by Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, Waco, Texas.


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  • Created by: Nancy Yankie Sidarous
  • Added: 3 Apr 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 188506548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Sue Tobias King (15 Apr 1929–2 Apr 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 188506548, citing Moore Cemetery, Chalk Bluff, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Yankie Sidarous (contributor 48149695) .