Kathy H. Alligood, 59, passed away after her battle against cancer on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Cape Canaveral Hospital, Cocoa Beach, Fla.
Kathy was born at St. Luke"s Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., and raised by her parents, Edith and Carroll Shubert Sr., in Jacksonville. Kathy attended Terry Parker High School, Jacksonville, and graduated in 1971 from Lakeland High School, Lakeland, Fla.
She was an administration assistant with Harris Corp. (NASA) and Lockheed Corp. (Aerostat in Exuma, Bahamas). Kathy was also an interior designer and still actively employed for her son as a financial sales assistant.
Kathy served others by cooking and feeding the needy. She also organized a charity drive to New Orleans to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Kathy"s favorite pursuits were cooking, entertaining, decorating, gardening, dancing, music and being an artist.
Her favorite places to go were Barbados, the Bahamas, and other Caribbean islands.
Kathy was preceded in death by her sister, Tina Roberts. She is survived by her son, Mackey McFarlane; mother Edith Shubert; sisters, Cindi Lindquist and Vicki Roberts (Mitchell); brother, Randall Hoyt; niece, Heather Gentry; nephews, Dustin Adams, Matthew Glavin, Ryan Mahoney, Keegan Mahoney and Mitchell Roberts Jr.; one grandchild on the way, Berkley McFarlane.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Wylie-Baxley Merritt Island Funeral Home.
Condolences may be shared at www.wyliebaxleymerrittisland.com