Ms. Catherine Harvey



Roanoke Rapids, NC

Ms. Catherine Harvey, 61, of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, peacefully departed this earthly life and entered her heavenly home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 27, 1956 in Halifax County, North Carolina to Bessie Mae Hawkins Harvey and the late Wilson W. Harvey.

During her early life, “Cat” accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Saviour and became a member of the Springfield Baptist Church in Littleton, North Carolina. She continued to profess her faith and formed a personal relationship with God.

Her formal education was received in the public school system of Halifax County, North Carolina. She became employed as a Waitress/Cook at Aunt Sarah’s Pancake House in Garysburg, North Carolina, where she enjoyed her job, was dedicated and gave her loyal service. Throughout the years, she enjoyed family gatherings, cooking, fishing, and good music. Most importantly, she enjoy spending time with her grandchildren. “Cat” was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She cherished lasting relationships and was thankful for her family and friends even during the last hours of her life.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Harvey, her sister, Suretha Harvey and nephew, Terry Richardson.

Those now left to cherish the precious memories of her life and love are her mother: Bessie Mae Hawkins Harvey of Roanoke Rapids, NC; her children: Mack Harvey and Ciera Garner, both of the home; her siblings: Lillie Mae Harvey, Wilson S. Harvey (Cynthia), Everline Harvey Richardson (Robert) and Carolyn Harvey (Danny), all of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Wilbert Harvey (Chris) of Richmond, VA; five grandchildren: Kayla Solomon, Armond Harvey, Mackenzie Harvey, Kamirah Ingram and Chase Ingram, all of Roanoke Rapids, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including a special devoted friend: Johnny Armstrong of Roanoke Rapids, NC.

A Visitation for Ms. Harvey will be held from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:30 pm, on Sunday, January 21, 2018, in the Roanoke Rapids Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home. The Interment will take place immediately after the Service in the Holy Light Church Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 520 Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

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