Catherine Hoyle Pirtle
Funeral Date: 3/31/2012

Obituary:
Catherine Hoyle Pirtle, age 96, of Moro Bay, Arkansas died Thursday, March 29, at Hillcrest Nursing Home, El Dorado, Ark. She was born September 29, 1915, at Banks, Arkansas a daughter of the late Charlie Hoyle and Etta Rowland Hoyle. She was a graduate of the Hermitage Public School System, was a member of the Moro Bay Baptist Church and a retired employee of the Hermitage School System. She married Ira E. “Jr” Pirtle on February 12, 1944 at Warren, Arkansas and he died May 9, 2011. She is survived by a godchild Karen Hickman Jones, Dallas, Tex; a very special friend Linda Sweeney, Moro Bay, Ark; 6 nephews Tom Williams, Joe Johnson, Jr, Sonny Bethea, Ron Bethea, Charlie Martin and Bob Martin and 9 nieces Mary Hoyle, Wanda Lopez, Dean Bryant, Judy Gail Boyd, Liz Donaldson, Judy Austin, Pat Johnson, Jimmy Batie and Jean Nelson. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers Howell Hoyle, Mett Hoyle and Rowland Hoyle and 4 sisters Mable Bethea, Anna Breeding, Julia Martin and Dean Williams and a neice Billie Whitten. Funeral services were 10:00am Saturday, March 31, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann and Rev. Joe McClellan officiating. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery at Jersey, Ark by Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren. Active pallbearers were Randy Gates, Donnie Williams, Ronnie Bethea, Sonny Bethea, John Hickman, Mark Hickman, Joe Hickman and Guy Hickman.

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Name: Mary Ann Clanton
Message: Ms Kat was a wonderful lady she always had a good deer hunting tale to tell me but I know that she is up there with Uncle Jr now and really smiling about it

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: God Bless her. She and Jr. are together and happy.

Name: Kaylon "Clanton" Taylor
Message: Mrs. Cat will be missed. She'll be happy again with Mr. Jr., Mr. Mett and mrs Pearl, Daddy, Ras, Mr. Derrylee and all the other Pirtle Deer Camp Members that have all gone. Karen, We spent alot of good times at Jr and Cat's during Deer season. I know they loved you a lot. Mrs. Cat thanks for the good times, good stories and good food.

Name: PATSY JOHNSON CHAPMAN
Message: AUNT CAT WILL BE MISSED GREATLY, SOME OF MY FONDEST MEMORIES ARE AT THE DEER CAMP. MAYBE HER AND UNCLE JR. AND DADDY ARE HUNTING OR FISHING SOMEWHERE. OR JUST WATCHING UNCLE JR. CHEW HIS BUBBLE GUM

Name: Roger and Deanna Smith Family
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with each of the family members during this time of loss. Ms. Kat was a wonderful lady, I have known her since 86 and she and Mr. Junior were two of the most beautiful people. Ms. Kat will be missed by many....she and Mr. Junior are now reunited.

Name: Toni Carr Miller
Message: What a joyous reunion she will have.