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Obit – Mrs. Cathy Slagle

A Pea Ridge Community lady, Mrs. Cathy Slagle, was pronounced deceased at the age of 57 at 10:24 a.m. Wednesday morning November 29, 2023 shortly after arrival at the Riverview Regional Medical Center E.R. in Carthage. Smith County E-911 received a call for assistance at the Pea Ridge home of her Mother at 9:16 a.m. Mrs. Slagle had been seriously injured in an automobile accident on Cookeville Highway earlier this month on November 3rd.

Bro. Frank Bratcher officiated at the 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon December 5th funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed near her Father in the Circle Park section at the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

She was one of eight children, four daughters and four sons, of Mrs. Barbara Alice King Lynch of the Pea Ridge Community and the late Robbie Lee (Cobb) Lynch who died November 5, 2019 at the age of 78 and was born Cathy LouiseLynch in Carthage on March 5, 1966 at the former Smith County Hospital.

A sister, Mary Margaret Lynch Givens, preceded Cathy in death on December 12, 2002 at the age of 34, and Mary also died as the result of an automobile accident on Dixon Springs Highway near the former Cox-Davis School in the Riddleton Community.

Mrs. Slagle was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Nickey Joe Silcox, who was killed in a motorcycle accident in the Kempville Community on June 26, 2021. He was just 47. 

She was united in marriage to Bradford Hill Community native Jackie Key Slagle in Cookeville on July 24, 2017.

Mrs. Slagle was formerly employed by the Identity Group in Cookeville who manufacture rubber stamps for business and industrial offices. 

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints in Cookeville.

Surviving in addition to her mother Barbara and husband Jackie are her two children, Misty Bowman Kemp and her husband John Morgan “Beaver” Kemp Jr. and their daughter Amelia of the Flatrock Community; son James Bowman and wife Heather of the Dodson Branch Community and children, Gabriel, Destiny, and Caleb Bowman; two sisters, Elizabeth Lynch Sebers and husband William, Martha Silcox all of the Pea Ridge Community; Michael King and wife Anna Harris King of Lebanon, Timmy Lynch and wife Patricia Fields Lynch of the Pea Ridge Community, Jerry Lynch and wife Tracy Bryant Lynch of the Monoville Community Joshua Lynch and wife Trista Foster Lynch of the Brush Creek Community.


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