OBITUARY

Mae "Cathy" Katherine Tuttle

June 27, 1928June 17, 2019

Mae Katherine Lucy Dunn Wilson Broussard Tuttle (90) of Florence, MS died June 17, 2019.

She was born in Meridian, MS and had lived in Austin TX, Glendale CA, Natchez & Jackson MS. Cathy had many interesting stories about her experiences while married to an officer in the Mississippi White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. She testified in three KKK bombing trials & the Vernon Dahmer murder trial & was placed in witness protection by the FBI. She met her fourth husband Don when she was an extra in the Civil War movie Beulah Land, filmed in Natchez. Don, who worked for Warner Brothers Studios 30+ years, whisked her away to Glendale, CA where they lived until retiring to Jackson, MS to be near her family. She enjoyed working in her yard, collecting stuff, reading John Grisham & Greg Iles & caring for many stray cats.

Cathy was preceded in death by her parents Gladys Couch Lucy & Melvin Lee Lucy and husband Donald Straw Tuttle.

She is survived by her children: Judy Barnes, Larry Dunn, Steve Dunn & Janet McFadden; grandchildren: Heather Cole, Carrie Duncan, Annie Gallegos, Merry Barnes, Jennifer McNeice, Brad McFadden; great-grandchildren: Eddie Cole, Charlie Cole, Kristen McNeice, Daniel McNeice, Hannah McNeice, Avril McFadden and Alaina McFadden.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Park South.

~ as written by the family of Mrs. Mae Katherine Tuttle ~

  • FAMILY

  • Judy Barnes, Daughter
  • Larry Dunn, Son
  • Steve Dunn, Son
  • Janet McFadden, Daughter
  • Mrs. Tuttle also leaves her grandchildren: Heather Cole, Carrie Duncan, Annie Gallegos, Merry Barnes, Jennifer McNeice, Brad McFadden; and great-grandchildren: Eddie Cole, Charlie Cole, Kristen McNeice, Daniel McNeice, Hannah McNeice, Avril McFadden and Alaina McFadden to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Graveside Service Thursday, June 20, 2019

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