BESSEMER CITY - Catherine Tate Huntsinger, 83, passed away Aug. 24, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice House, Kings Mountain.
She was born March 28, 1930, in Gaston County to the late Zoll Clarence and Minnie Frances Holland Tate.
Catherine was a loving wife, mother and granny.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, George Arnold Huntsinger; sons, Sonny Huntsinger and Naomi of Kings Mountain, Mike Huntsinger of South Carolina, daughters, Vickie Riddle and Ronnie of Lincolnton, Reta Blanton and Jerry of North Myrtle Beach, Grandchildren, Kelly Thornburg, Todd Thornburg, Meredith Harris, Mandy LeBlanc, Jessie Riddle, Marty Jones, Sonny Huntsinger Jr., Laura Huntsinger, Starr Huntsinger, Tiffany Huntsinger, Cristian Huntsinger, Amy Huntsinger, Cassie Huntsinger, Paul Huntsinger, Brooke, she also has 22 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by eight brothers and three sisters.
A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ragan Wesleyan Church, Gastonia with the Rev. John Harper officiating.
Her family will receive friends from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Kings Mountain Hospice House, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150
To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.
Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Bessemer City.