Ethel Louise "Tiny" Cato, 82, of High Springs died Friday, December 27, 2013 at Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City, FL.

Born in Wynnewood, OK on November 7, 1931, Louise grew up in Vero Beach, FL and moved from Stuart, FL to High Springs, FL in 1989. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Elim Baptist Church and Santa Fe Chapter #105 Order of the Eastern Star.

She was a proud wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was especially proud of being a nurse.

Mrs. Cato is preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Cato. She is survived by her daughters, Elaine Malmquist, Vero Beach, Jeanette Slaymaker (Larry), High Springs, Peggy Baldwin, High Springs, Ann McEver (Wendell), Palm Beach Gardens, Brenda Crews (Charles), Lake City and Donna Siler (Dewayne), Paw Paw, MI; sister, Estelle Hefner, Witchita Falls, TX and brother, Gilbert (Rhoda) Harris, Nevada, MO, 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cato will be conducted at Elim Baptist Church on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 10:00-11:00 AM at the church prior to the service. Rev. Larry Sweet will officiate. Interment will follow in the Elim Church Cemetery.

Evans-Carter Funeral Home, 220 N. Main Street, High Springs is in charge of all arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elim Baptist Church Building Fund, 3435 SW Elim Church Road, Ft. White, FL 32038 or Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Care Center, 6037 W. US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055.

Funeral Home

Evans-Carter Funeral Home
220 North Main Street High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-2444

Published in Gainesville Sun from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2013