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Cathy Thomas

August 5, 1952 — March 24, 2023

Davenport, Iowa


Cathy J. Thomas, age 70, of Davenport, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Friday, April 7, 2023 at Progressive Baptist Church, 1302 E. 12th Street, Davenport. Halligan-McCabe-DeVries assisted the family with arrangements.

Cathy was born on August 5, 1952 in Davenport, to Emil and Camilla (Wallace) Thomas Jr. She attended Davenport Central High School, and also Scott Community College and AIC, studying administration. Cathy worked for the City of Davenport in crime prevention, Caterpillar Tractor Company, and counter manager for Lancome Cosmetics at Northpark Mall. She worked for Mid- American Energy in customer service retiring in 2017 after over 19 years.

Cathy was a member of Progressive Baptist Church and served as Trustee Board Member and Christian Education Director. She enjoyed serving in her church, shopping, traveling, entertaining, gardening and yard work at home. She most enjoyed her time with family and grandchildren.

Survivors include her son, Todd Thomas; grandchildren, Aysia and Tauna Thomas; step-granddaughters, Breanna Thomas and Shaianne Thomas, Step-great granddaughter, Harleigh O’Brien; Extended family sister, Preshell Hightower; nieces, Marcal Thomas, Heather Taylor, and Christina Thomas.

In addition to her parents, Cathy was preceded in death by her siblings, Cornelius, Calvin, and Cheryl.

Memorials or other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family at Progressive Baptist Church.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Friday, April 7, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Progressive Baptist Church

1302 E 12th St, Davenport, IA 52803

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