Cathy Renae Jones McCoy

Cathy Renae Jones McCoy
Cathy Renae Jones McCoy

Mrs. Cathy Renae Jones McCoy, age 67 of Dodson, Louisiana received her angel wings on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Cathy was born December 21, 1951 in Winnfield, Louisiana to James H. & Louise Jones. She was the oldest of 4 siblings.

After high school, Cathy moved to Shreveport where she met the love of her life, Jimmy. They began their life together and had 3 beautiful children Matt, Mark, and Michelle. During her time in Shreveport Cathy worked as a beautician and spent spare time raising her children and loving on her family. Eventually Cathy and her family moved back to Winnfield where she lived out the rest of her life surrounded by family and many friends, where she retired from Winnfield Police Department after 25 years of service.

Cathy was known to all as “the rock” of her family. She was the glue and the strength that held everyone together. Cathy was known for her loving advise, nurturing heart, and kindness; never turning anyone away who needed help or just an ear to listen. She especially enjoyed spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a slew of nieces and nephews Cathy was a lover of the outdoors, when not loving on her family you could find her outside enjoying her flowers and the birds. Her love extended beyond her own children. In the summers, her nieces and nephews were welcomed to her home for weeks during the summers where she treated them to their favorite dishes such as her homemade lasagna, chicken spaghetti, and chocolate cake. Cathy was always surrounded by friends or family, which is what she loved most.

Mrs. McCoy was preceded in death by her father, James H. ”dude” Jones; her brother, Donald Wayne Jones; and her sister, Linda Ann Jones.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 49 years, James E. McCoy; children, Matt McCoy, Mark and wife Deanna McCoy, Michelle McCoy Hollenshead; mother, Louise Babers Jones; grandchildren: Megan McAfee & Spencer, Kristen Sauce & Devin, Taylor McCoy, Mallori Hollenshead, and Mark McCoy II; great-grandchildren: Jack Tucker, Riley Emmet, Emmalyn, and Remy. Siblings; James Michael Jones & Anna, Tammie Thompson & David, and Shaun Jones. And many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Monday, November 25th, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home in Winnfield, Louisiana with Rev. Lamar Carpenter officiating. Interment followed at Sanders Chapel Cemetery in Calvin.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday, November 24th from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Monday from 9:00 AM until the services.

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