Kathy Amundson


Mae Kathryn “Kathy” Amundson was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Sept. 24, 2018, in Madisonville, at the age of 85 years. A private interment was held Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at the Clapp Cemetery in Walker County.

Mae Kathryn was known as “Cat” as a child, “Kitty” while she was a young adult and finally, Kathy. She was witty, honest and had a flair for decorating and dressing.

Kathy was preceded in death by her daughter, Pamela Murphy; grandparents, Jesse and Mamie Williamson; parents, Arthur and Ida Mae Odom; an aunt, Myrtie Davis; and her beloved cat, Tink. She is survived by son-in-law Michael Murphy; grandchildren Melissa Garcia and John Paul Hughes (Kim); great-grandchildren, Kristiéa and Wylee; a sister, Paula Hilton (Jeff); brothers Arnold Odom, Donald Odom and Robert Odom; special aunts, Haline Riley (Harold) and Jane Riley; longtime friend Betty Brown; and the Amundson family. She is also survived by many other family members and friends.

She will be missed.

The Amundson family would like to thank Dr. Hubley, the staff of CHI Madison St. Joseph Health Center and the staff of Madisonville Care Center for their wonderful care given to Kathy.

Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville, Texas was in charge of arrangements. www.madisonvillefunerlahome.com.