Ms. Cathy Darlene Grier passed away on December 31, 2021, at the age of 60. She was the mother of Ureka Grier Griffin. She was born on February 22, 1961, in Covington, GA. She was the oldest child of three girls born to Mrs. Eva Louise Grier and the late Mr. Leroy Grier.
She attended school in the Newton County School System. In 2019, Cathy joined Bethel Grove Baptist Church, under the leadership of Dr. Samuel A. Holmes, Sr. She was an active member and was very fond of her church family.
Cathy had a passion for cleaning. She enjoyed sitting on her porch with friends and neighbors that often stopped by to sit, chat, and enjoy the scenery. She also loved listening to old school music. She was loved by many of her family and friends, and she will be missed dearly.
She was preceded in death by her father, Leroy Grier; sister, Cheryl Grier; grandparents, Mother Inez Smith, Bennie Grier, Sr., Mother Lillie Pearl Maddox and Earnest Freeman, Sr.
She leaves to cherish her memories; one daughter, Mr. & Mrs. Jantavisus (Ureka) Griffin; mother, Mrs. Eva Louise Grier; one sister, Ms. Constance Grier; five grandchildren, Ashton Grier, Eric Cole, Jr., Cornelious Cole, Alexis Cole and Jeremiah Grier; one niece, Ms. Amber Bell; one nephew, Richard Bell; ten grandchildren, two great nephews; four aunts, Ms. Lena Mae Smith Walker, Mr. & Mrs. Allen (Betty) Bridger, Ms. Janice Maddox, Mr. & Mrs. David (Dawn) Floyd; nine uncles, Mr. & Mrs. Mozell Smith, Mr. Charles Maddox, Mr. & Mrs. Johnny Maddox, Mr. Dennis Maddox, Mr. Billy Maddox, Mr. Willie (Bay) Freeman, Mr. & Mrs. Walter Grier, Mr. & Mrs. Benny Grier and Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Grier; special friends and neighbors, Mr. Grady Williams, Mr. & Mrs. David (Sherline) Hardeman, Ms. Bertha Williams, Mrs. Dorothy Robinson, Ms. Faye Baker and Mr. Leon Hunter. a host of cousins and friends.
Celebration of Life was held Friday, Jan. 7, at noon at Lawnwood Memorial Park.