Cathleen Reed, 49, passed away March 17, 2015, in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was born on December 16, 1965 to Milburn and Hortencia Reed and raised in Palito Blanco, Texas. Cathy was a loving mother, sister, aunt, and cousin and will be dearly missed. She graduated from Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco in 1984. She was employed by Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Elementary for a number of years and also obtained a cosmetology degree. She was the vice president and secretary for the PTA, treasurer for Ben Bolt Palito Blanco Band, enjoyed baking, doing crafts, traveling and making candy apples. She will always be remembered for her love of laughter, her love of family and friends, her many years of volunteerism at Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Elementary School and Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School Band, her love of her dog, Rocko and her sense of adventure.
Cathy was preceded in death by her father, Milburn Reed; mother, Hortencia Reed; brother Angel Reed and uncle, Jimmy Friesenhahn.
Cathy is survived by her husband of 30 years, Luis Garibay of Palito Blanco, Texas; daughters, Katryna Garibay and Audrey Garibay both of Palito Blanco, Texas; son, Nathan Luis Garibay of Palito Blanco, Texas; brother, David (Hilary) Ramirez of Alice, Texas; sister, Alicia Garcia (David Chapa) of Alice, Texas; aunt, Verna Prinkley.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Palito Blanco, Texas. Burial will follow at the Barrera Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Nathan Garibay, Robert Munoz, Daniel Munoz, Eric Martinez, Lupe Trevino, Ramon Garcia, Junior Guajardo and Hector Trevino.
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to ROSAS FUNERAL HOME, INC.