Obituary: Catherine Marie Earl

September 28, 1928 – March 5, 2020

Catherine Marie Earl, 91, of Bedford, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Garden Villa.

Born September 28, 1928, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Shelby Cleo and Anna (Davidson) Stevens.  She married Ralph “Bud” Earl July 30, 1949, and he preceded her in death on May 23, 2009.

Catherine retired from M. Fine & Son.  She enjoyed bowling, sewing, and caring for her flowers.

Survivors include her brother, Shelby (Ruth) Stevens of Centerburg, Ohio;   caregiver, Mary Stevens of Mitchell; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband; and siblings, Robert Stanley Stevens, Jenny Sue Nicholson, and Larry James Stevens, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Jim Russell officiating.  Cremation will follow with burial at a later date in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

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