Flossie Diggs Catlett, 93, of Hayes, peacefully entered into eternal rest in the comfort of her home, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.
Flossie was born to the late Samuel Sr. and Catherine Edlow Diggs on March 17, 1927. She was reared and educated in Newport News, Va. She accepted the Lord at an early age at Colossian Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, John R. Catlett; daughter, Gwendolyn “Mickey” Benvie; grandson, Roland Bullard Jr.; sisters, Juanita and Evelyn; brothers, Samuel Jr., Richard and Alphonso.
“Ms. Flossie,” as she was often referred to, leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, LaVerne Forrest, Patricia Catlett, and Karen Garrett; one son, Benjamin Catlett (Blois); four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews, and close family friends.
Flossie was a worker for the Lord as shown in the many auxiliaries she was involved in for over 50 years at First Baptist Church, Ordinary. To honor her life, a public viewing was held on Sunday, Jan. 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A private service followed. All current COVID-19 requirements were met.
Arrangements entrusted to Forrest Brothers Funeral Home, Hudgins.