Catherine Irene Avant, 60, the wife
of Sparky Richard Avant, Sr., went home to be with the Lord on Friday,
June 13, 2014 at Carolinas Hospital.
Mrs. Avant was born the daughter of
Harry Edward Graham and Alice Gertrude Woodberry Graham on November 12,
1953 in North Carolina. She was a member of Huggins Chapel where
she served in the Women’s Missionary Society and Choir member.
She leaves behind: her husband;
two children, Sparky Richard (Brandy) Avant, Jr. and Randy David (Kim)
Avant; and two grandchildren, Donavon Richard Avant and Caitlin Rose Avant.
She also leaves behind: two brothers, Harry. E. (Sharon) Graham,
Jr. and Furman Marion Graham; and four sisters, Alice Faye (Sam) Nexson,
Karen Sue Graham, Lee Gertrude Graham, and Teresa Ann “Lisa” Graham.
She was predeceased by: her parents;
a daughter, Teresa A. Avant; a brother, James Graham; and a sister, Lois
A Going Home Celebration will be 10AM,
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Huggins Chapel. Officiating will be the
Rev. Rolin Booth and Rev. Daniel Poston. Interment will follow in
the Poplar Hill Cemetery directed by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral
Visitation will be 6-8PM, Monday, June
16, 2014 at the Hemingway Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home of Hemingway is
honored to serve the Avant Family.
Online condolences may be sent to McKenzie@McKenzieChapels.com