Mrs. Sybil J. Cato, 85, of Flowery Branch died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
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A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Cato was the daughter of the late John Claude and Nelia Smith Emmett. She was retired from Potter-Brumfield and enjoyed flea marketing with her husband, Calvin Cato. Mrs. Cato was a charter member of the Blackshear Place Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Anthony "Tony" and Nell Cato, Flowery Branch; grandson, Tony Cato Jr., Flowery Branch; granddaughter and husband, Debbie and Warren Roper, Gainesville; granddaughter, Dianne Carder, Honea Path, S.C.; great-grandchildren, Heidi Moore, Hoschton, Megan Roper, Atlanta, Dylan Reed, Winder, Nick Cato, Flowery Branch; great-great-grandchildren, Kaden Moore and Mitchell Moore, both of Hoschton; brothers, Jesse B. Emmett, Rhode Island; Aubrey Emmett, Cumming, and the Rev. Billy Emmett, Gainesville. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Mrs. Cato is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 60 years, Calvin Cato; brothers, George Emmett and Eugene Emmett; sister, Madge Emmett Jones.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. The Rev. Phil Carpenter will officiate. Interment will follow in Memorial Park South Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, June 28, from 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to one's favorite charity or Hospice of Northeast Georgia, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway SW, Gainesville, GA 30501, is in charge of arrangements.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest Gainesville, GA 30501
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on June 28, 2014