Obituary of Doris Cathey
A Celebration of Life service for Doris “Dot” Cathey, 94, of West Columbia, SC will be held at 2:30 p.m. on December 20, 2021 at Thompsons Funeral Home Chapel in Lexington, SC, with Pastor Ray officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation from 1:00-2:15 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Graveside services will follow at West Side Baptist Church Cemetery in West Columbia, SC. Dot passed away peacefully on December 17, 2021.
Dot was born on April 17, 1927 in Williston, SC to the late Ralph and Nellie Bolen. After high school Dot moved to West Columbia where she lived for the rest of her life. Dot enjoyed cooking, cleaning houses, working in the yard, taking care of others, and hosting Christmas Eve dinner at her home with her family. Dot was a faithful Christ follower and was a member of West Side Baptist Church in West Columbia, SC. She had a true servant’s heart and was always thinking about others first.
Survivors include her sons, Wayne Cathey (Shirley) and Steve Cathey; her loving daughter, Stephanie Cathey Crow (Tim); her grandson that was very special to her and loved her very much, Logan Crow; grandchildren, Julie Moore (Jeff), Justin Cathey (Johanna), and Jacob Cathey (Jahna), and their children; her loving sister with whom she shared a very special bond, Ruth Bolen Young; her niece that loved her Aunt Dot like a second momma, Cindy Schumpert Terry (Eddie); her great niece, Kimberly Terry Norton (Anthony) and their children, Isabelle and Isaiah, who all loved her like a grandmother and affectionately called her “Granny Dot”.
Dot was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Lothell Bolen and Marvin Bolen; twin brother, Moris Bolen; sister, Virginia Bolen; husband and father of her children, Charles Cathey; and her special friend, Joseph Greene.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Doris Cathey, please visit our Tree Store