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Velma Cathcart

September 23, 1937 — April 21, 2021


Mrs. Velma J Cathcart, age 83 of Gallatin, TN passed away April 21, 2021. She was born September 23, 1937 in Nettleton, MS to the late John and Gillie (Mayfield) Whitlock.

Along with Velma's parents, she is preceded in death by loving husband, Glen Cathcart; sister, Frankie; brothers, Otis and John Travis.

Velma is survived by daughters, Patricia (Donald) Cathcart-Lyles, Jennifer (William) Tardell; grandchildren, Dominic (Sherrie) Cathcart, Derek (Margot) Lyles, Emily Tardell and Mary Tardell; great-grandchildren, Courtney and Chloe Cathcart, Charlotte and Anson Lyles.

Velma enjoyed bible study, cooking, cross stitching, and watching television shows about wildlife.

In Lieu of flowers, please send donations to Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 2601 Cages Bend Road, Gallatin, TN.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday June 19, 2021, at 11 am from the Chapel of the Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at (615) 502-0011, Obit Line (615) 502-0555.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Velma Cathcart, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center

584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066

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