July 14, 1920 – October 31, 2012 Thelma Juanita (Cobble) Cato was born in Fannin County, Texas to parents Tom and Madge (Hughes) Cobble. She graduated from Bells High School. In her younger days, she worked as an Interior Decorator. She married Johnny Cato January 19, 1960 in Durant, Oklahoma and he preceded her in death in 2002. Juanita was a dedicated wife and homemaker and was a member of East Baptist Church.
Surviving Mrs. Cato is her son, Dr. James Cato of Corpus Christie; Son-In-Law, Gordon Reece; brothers, Grady Cobble of Denison and the Reverend Larry L. Cobble of Lawton, Oklahoma; sisters, Betty Morrow of Bells and Martha Mitchusson of Bells; Grandchildren: Jamie Banfield, Shannon Reece, Phillip Reece and Christian Reece; and four Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Rebecca Reece; brother, Thomas Hugh Cobble; sisters, Dorothy Smith and Lena Faye Wilburn.
Graveside Services and burial will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Fairview Cemetery in Denison. The family will greet friends from 6-7 P.M., Friday, at Mullican-Little Funeral Home in Bells.