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Catherine (Cat) Bright Obituary

Catherine (Cat) Spencer Bright
Catherine (Cat) Spencer Bright

June 10, 1924 - January 7, 2019
Born in Alexander County, NC
Resided in Hickory, North Carolina
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Catherine Spencer "Cat" Bright passed away Monday, January 7, 2019, lovingly surrounded by her family. Born June 10, 1924, in Bethlehem, NC, she was the daughter of the late Pinckney Eli Spencer and Florence Ollie Hall. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters and son in law Tom Miller.

Catherine was a devoted member of Viewmont Baptist Church. She was a member of ABWA (American Business Women of America) and served as President of the Altrusa Club.

Catherine loved her family, flowers, gardening and her dogs. She was a loving friend, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; well known for her quick wit and wicked sense of humor.

She is survived by her four children: Renee Bright Miller of Fort Mill, SC, Paul Bright and wife Lenka of Miami, Florida, Marsha Bright and Lisa B Barnette and husband Kenny of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and multiple nieces and nephews.

The family expresses special thanks to Michelle Ferber, Carolyn Watson, Evelyn Cogdell, Jeff Eddins, Miriam Eddins, Carolina Caring (Hospice) and Doris Mullis for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Viewmont Baptist Church or to the charity of your choice.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 PM at Viewmont Baptist Church with the service following at 2:00 PM on January 10, 2019. Burial will follow the service at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church.

Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Catherine Spencer “Cat” Bright.



Viewmont Baptist Church
1246 2nd St., NE
Hickory, NC US 28601
Thursday, January 10, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Viewmont Baptist Church
1246 2nd St., NE
Hickory, NC US 28601
Thursday, January 10, 2019
2:00 PM
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church
9042 NC Hwy. 127
Hickory, NC US 28601
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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