Cate, Merri Matthews

Deputy Clerk For The Hamilton County Court

Friday, January 11, 2019
Merri Cate
Merri Cate
Merri Matthews Cate, 56, of Signal Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

She fulfilled her mission on Earth of displaying the utmost courage, strength, grace, and faith during her four year battle with breast cancer, all the while, fulfilling her duties as a daughter, wife, mother, and friend. She had been employed by the Hamilton County Court as a deputy clerk for the last 10 years.  

She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Lee Matthews. 

Surviving is her high school sweetheart and husband of 31 years, Forrest Cate; children, Forrest (Jenna), Matthew, and Anna; and mother, Elsie Matthews. 

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Blvd., Chattanooga, Tn. 37415.

A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, at Red Bank Baptist Church with Dr. Sam Greer officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Mary Ellen Locher Scholarship Foundation (P.O. Box 4032, Chattanooga, Tn. 37405.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist. 5401 highway 153, Hixson Tn.
 
Please share you condolences at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.

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