Catherine Ann "Cathy" Hauther

January 25, 1956February 18, 2018

Catherine Ann “Cathy” Clarke Hauther, 62, of Columbus died 5:34 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Cathy was born in Arlington, Virginia January 25, 1956 the daughter of the late Vernon L. Clarke and Frances A. Novick Anderson of Columbus. She was a former Civil Service employee of the U.S. Navy, working as a Procurement Analyst. She was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. She loved to cook, was an avid reader, enjoyed working word search puzzles, gardening and loved animals. She is survived by her mother, Frances Ann Anderson of Columbus; daughters, Christine Ann Hauther of Nashville, TN and Kathleen Ann Hauther of Knoxville, TN; sister, Patricia Ann (Serge) Ducharme of Hartsville, IN; brother, Michael Alan (Virginia) Clarke of Alexandria, VA. She was preceded in death by fathers, Vernon Clarke and Manford “Andy” Anderson. In keeping with Cathy’s wishes following a private family viewing she will be cremated. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church with Father James Brockmeier officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to service time. Inurnment will be at a later date in the family plot in St. Mary’s Cemetery Wilkes-Barre, PA. Online condolences may be sent to the family at In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Arrangements are being made by Myers~Reed Chapel on 25th Street.



  • Visitation Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, March 1, 2018


  • Inurnment

Catherine Ann "Cathy" Hauther

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March 7, 2018

Deepest sorrow for Cathy and especially for her mother Frances Ann Anderson and the family. Cathy had a special love for life and had many positive interests. My church in College Park MD has said prayers for her soul the past weekends. She is with the Angels now. RIP Cathy.

JoAnne Christensen

February 24, 2018

My thoughts and prayers for Cathy's Family. I spent several years with Cathy before she moved out of the area. We had many great times together, she was a very special friend. May you find peace in knowing that those who believe have everlasting life...huggss, luvs and kisses my friend....

Diana Kash

February 23, 2018

Prayers and condolences to the family. Cathy was a great friend and wonderful person. I'm so sorry we lost touch over the past 35+ years! Rest in peace.

Linda Steinway (Knighton)

February 22, 2018

Sending prayers. Rest in peace my friend.