Emmie Wolling Cato

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ID: I15
Last: Cato
First: Emmie
Middle: Wolling
Birth: 25 Aug 1928 at Aiken County, South Carolina
Death: 13 Jul 2010 at Springfield Ill
Burial: 17 Jul 2010 Lakeview Memory Gardens Phenix City Ala
Sex: F
Sources: 1 2
Mother: Meynel Clowney b: 27 Aug 1899 d: 28 Feb 1982
Father: William Leon Cato b: 8 Jan 1899 d: 16 Nov 1968
Marriage 1   Howard Young b: 16 Nov 1926 d: 24 Mar 2003
1 Living Young b: withheld
Marriage 2   James B Pinson b: 4 Mar 1934 d: 12 May 1996
Wedding: 22 Jul 1958
1 Living Pinson b: withheld
2 Living Pinson b: withheld
1 Title: 1930 U.S. Census, Aiken Co., South Carolina
Publication: T626_2184
Page: p. 105-a
Emmie W(olling) Cato, age 1 yr, 8 months, with parents Leon and Maynel C(lowney) in HN122/FN125 in Chinquepin Twp., ED#5. (ancestry.com image 13 of 17).
Leon Cato family is next to his parents, William M. and Lelia Cato in HN 121-124.
Other neighbors include black families: HN123-FN126 Elsey Merritt, HN124-FN128 Andrew Hendrix, and HN125-FN129 Lara James, female, age 48 with sons John and Joseph. Lara James was "nanny" to neighbor (Wm.) Leon Cato when he was a baby.
Text: HN121-FN124
Name Reln Sex Col Age Mar Born Occup
Leon Cato Head M w 31 Md SC-SC-SC Farmer, general
Age at 1st marriage: 25 Farm Schedule #89
Maynel C. " Wife F w 30 Md NC-NC-NC
Age at 1st marriage: 24
Emmie W. " Dau F w 1yr8mo SC-SC-SC
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2 Title: Obituary of Emmie Cato Young Pinson
Publication: Internet Obituary
Text: Emmie Pinson

SPRINGFIELD - Emmie Wolling Cato Young Pinson, former long-time
resident of Phenix City, Alabama, age 81, died on Tuesday, July 13,
2010, in Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. EST Saturday, July 17,
2010, at Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City, Alabama, with Pastor
Robert Goodman officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memory
Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday beginning at 1:00
p.m. EST.

She was born August 25, 1928, in Aiken County, South Carolina,
daughter of William Leon and Meynel Clowney Cato. She married Howard
Young and later James Benjamin Pinson, both whom preceded her in

Mrs. Pinson was a retired bookkeeper working many years in Columbus,
Georgia. She attended the University of South Carolina, the University
of Georgia, Columbus College (now Columbus State University), and
Draughn's Business College. She was a past member of First Christian
Church, Phenix City, Alabama; First Christian Church, Benton,
Illinois; and a current member of Woodside United Methodist Church,
Springfield. Mrs. Pinson volunteered for about six years at the
Sangamon County Democratic Party Headquarters in Springfield. She was
a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters
of the Confederacy, Order of the Eastern Star 425, and American Legion
Auxiliary 2910.

Survivors include a son, James Leon Young Pinson (wife, Chantal) of
Tallahassee, Florida; two daughters, Cynthia Pinson Weaver (husband,
Jeff) of Phenix City, Alabama and Lynda Pinson Maddox (husband,
Nathan) of Springfield; four grandchildren, Philip Maddox, Daniel
Maddox, Melissa Weaver Clark (husband, Ryan), and David F. Weaver
(wife, Robyn); two great-grandchildren, Katy Clark and John Henry
Clark; one step grandchild; and one step great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the American
Cancer Society , the Humane Society or your local Hospice agency.

Please visit www.vancilmurphy.com to offer your condolences.

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