Shelby (Thompson) Cathcart

of Beebe, AR

April 4, 1943 - June 22, 2023

Shelby (Thompson) Cathcart, 80, of Beebe, Arkansas, formally of New Blaine, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2023 in Searcy, Arkansas.

Shelby was born April 4, 1943 in Blytheville, Arkansas to James Vester Thompson and Thelma Martha (Lewis) Thompson. She worked at Firestone Tire and Rubber Company as a payroll accountant for 35 years before retiring. She was also a homemaker, wife, grandmother and a great-grandmother. She enjoyed sewing, planting flowers, fishing and singing. She was the sweetest, most kindhearted Christian woman people would ever know.

In addition to her parents; she is preceded in death by daughter, Jennifer Ann Akers; one brother, Benny Thompson and one sister, Shirley Duggar.

She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Robert Cathcart of the home; her son, Robert Cathcart, Jr. and wife, Marsha of Dover; one brother, J.V. Thompson and wife, Pat of Jacksonville, Florida; one sister, Joyce(Thompson) Gilbert of Booneville; a son-in-law, Lewis "Bucky" Akers of Cabot; three grandchildren, Nathan Cathcart and wife, Emily of Benton, Austen Cathcart and wife, Sydney of Dardanelle and Morgan Ann Akers of Cabot; two great-grandchildren, Collins Cathcart and Cain Cathcart; other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM Monday, June 26, 2023 at Roller Funeral Home in Paris.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at the New Blaine Church of Christ, with burial to follow at Elizabeth Hall cemetery in New Blaine.

Funeral service and arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Nathan Cathcart, Austen Cathcart, Frankie Jay, Kris Bearden, Jerry Duggar and Michael Duggar.

Service Information
Roller Funeral Home Chapel
1700 E. Walnut St.
Paris,  AR 72855
6/26/2023 at 6:00-8:00 P.M.
New Blaine Church of Christ
State Hwy 22
New Blaine,  AR 72851
6/27/2023 at 2:00 P.M.

Elizabeth Hall
Elizabeth Hall Road
New Blaine, AR 72851

Obituary Provided By:
Roller Funeral Home
1700 East Walnut Street
Paris, AR  72855