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Obituary for Bill Cato

Bill  Cato
Bill N. Cato, 78, of Jerusalem, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. He was born May 12, 1934, in Jerusalem, son of the late Ira and Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Kincannon Cato. He was an Army veteran and loved to help people and see them smile.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rose Denise Parker; son, Billy Wayne Cato; two brothers, James Carl ‘J.C.’ Cato and Jr. Cato; and two sisters, Jean Blaylock and Zelmie Summers.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jetta Cato; son, Jimmy Cato; son-in-law, Mark Parker; grandson, Jason Parker; granddaughter, Jennifer and husband James Acton; and great-grandson, Charles Williams.
Graveside service and burial is 10:00 AM Thursday, May 2, at Reid Cemetery with Rev. Darwin Barnhouse officiating. Visitation is from 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday at Lemley Chapel. Arrangements are by Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.
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