Nov. 28, 1925 - June 30, 2013

Katherine Bostic, 87, of Holtville passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 with the family by her side.
She was born on November 28, 1925 in Greenfield, AR to Roy and Pearlie Ray. She married Jim Bostic on November 13, 1943 in Manila, AR where they resided until they moved to Holtville on July 10, 1955. She was a devoted wife, mother and Nannie who always had time for her friends and family. She enjoyed crocheting, crafts, cooking and baking and was known for her glazed donuts and her stuffing at Thanksgiving and Christmas. She was a member of Holtville Assembly of God Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and volunteered her time wherever she was needed until her health declined. Her family and friends will remember her for her bright smile and caring heart.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Bostic; brother, Eugene Ray and sister Evelyn Hampton.
She is survived by her son Darrel (Debbie) Bostic of El Centro; daughters, Joyce (Gene) Phillips of Holtville and Carolyn (John) King of Platka, FL; five grandchildren, Alan (Kim) Phillips of Imperial, Brian (Mindy) Phillips of Holtville, Devon (Gino) Camarena of El Centro, Chris (Amy) Bostic of Imperial and Justin (Sandra) Bostic of El Centro; seventeen great-grandchildren, two of them, twins that arrived on July 2; brother, Roy Ray of N. Carolina; sister, Marie Stallings of Arkansas and sister- in-law, Imo Jean Miller of El Centro and numerous nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be held at Hems Brothers Mortuary in El Centro on Monday, July 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the First Assembly of God Church at 801 Holt Ave in Holtville on Tuesday, July 9 at 10 a.m. Burial will immediately follow at Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.

Funeral Home

Hems Brothers Mortuary
1975 S 4Th St El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-5661

Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from July 6 to July 8, 2013