Obituaries

Catherine Ferguson Hulse -

Mrs. Catherine Ferguson Hulse, age 100, finished her celebration in this life on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at the Franklin Woods Community Hospital to begin a new celebration.

Mrs. Hulse was born in Washington County and was the daughter of the late Charles & Etsel Miles Ferguson. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Beryl A. Hulse; brother, Summer Ferguson; and a granddaughter, Robin Casey Hyatt.

She was an active lifetime member of Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Hulse was a 25-year active member of the Conklin Ruritan Club and was honored by Ruritan National on her 100th birthday for her years of community service.

She was an avid Atlanta Braves and NASCAR fan, affectionately known as “Granny Bandit,” a nickname given to her by Harry Gant. She also enjoyed a good Western on TV.

Survivors include her daughter, Anna Hulse Casey Wooden, Jonesborough; granddaughter, Starlene Casey, Lawrenceville, GA; great-grandsons, Daniel Casey, Jonesborough, Ben, Nick and Zack Hyatt, all of Greeneville; great-great granddaughter, Sadie Hyatt, Greeneville; sisters-in-law, Ruth Ann McKee Ferguson, Jonesborough, and Louise Hulse, Johnson City; special cousins, Keith Pierce, Don Miles, Marie Reeves, Evelyn Miller and Phyllis Croyle; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Dolene Barnes and the Barnes family, Bill & Kathryn Slemons, Jane Wright, Jane Dillow, Clyde & Martha Tipton and Darrell & Sandra Rowe.

Funeral services were conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, January 4, 2014, at Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Jeremy Dykes and Rev. Jeff Tallent officiating. Music was provided by Paul Masters and Sharon Lewis.

Interment followed at Mt. Wesley Cemetery. Pallbearers included Charles Ferguson, Chip Green, Robbie Waddle, Hunter Waddle, Alan Jackson, Charles Estep, Brownie King and Paul Lewis.

Condolences may be sent to the Hulse family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821.