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Catherine J Bordnali

April 21, 1928 — July 8, 2019

Catherine J Bordnali

Catherine J. Maher Bordnali, 91, of Ash Flat, Arkansas, passed away, Monday, July 8, 2019 at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Missouri.

She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on April 21, 1928, daughter of the late James Jarboe and Margaret (Johnson) Jarboe. Catherine spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend and homemaker. She was of the Catholic faith.

Catherine is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Benson and husband Darrell of Cherokee Village, Arkansas; granddaughters, Melissa Mason and husband Henry of Memphis, Tennessee and Victoria L. Castleberry and husband Lucas of Alexander, Arkansas; grandson, Joseph A. Jones of Hot Springs, Arkansas; aunt, Veronica B. Jarboe; sisters in law, Frances Maher and Pat Maher, great grand-daughter Raynia Welsh from Memphis, Tennessee; uncle in law, John Petrenke and great grandson, Joseph A. Jones, Jr. of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Margaret Jarboe; brothers, James Jarboe, John Jarboe, Dr. Edward Jarboe, and sister, Margaret Jarboe, husband Joseph Maher, brother in law Thomas Maher, sisters in law Jean Maher and Mary Maher.

Funeral services will be Monday, July 15, 2019 beginning at 10:00 AM at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Highland, Arkansas. Visitation will be Sunday, July 14, 2019, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM with Rosary at 6:30 at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas. There will be a reception beginning at 12:30 at Artisan Grill in Highland following interment.

Pallbearers include: Henry & Melissa Mason, Lucas & Victoria Castleberry, Joseph A. Jones, Joseph A. Jones, Jr., and Dean Beardslee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the following of your choice, Cherokee Village Animal Shelter, your local animal shelter, St. Vincent De Paul at St. Michael’s Catholic Church or the Knights of Columbus in Cherokee Village.

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

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