Irene Cato, age 98, native of Newton County and resident of Bon Wier, Texas, transitioned on October 26, 2022.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Belgrade Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Belgrade Cemetery, under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Lydia Jackson, and brothers, Curtis, Charley, Louis, and Leon.

Left to cherish her memories are James (Mary) Johnson of Bon Wier, TX; granddaughter, Carla J. Johnson of East Palo Alto, CA; grandsons Kiley (Java) Johnson, and Trevor Johnson of Tacoma, WA, and a host of great-grandchildren, a great-great-grand, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends alike.

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