Katherine D. Carvan, 81

Published 8:41 am Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Katherine D. Carvan, 81, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, at Baptist Memorial hospital of North MS in Oxford. She was the widow of the late Willie Carvan.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 31, in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home.

Susie was born on Jan. 7, 1943 in Yalobusha County. She was a retired seamstress at the former Panola Mills. She enjoyed being outside and staying busy, whether she was tending her chickens, gardening, fishing, or canning fruits and vegetables. Susie found joy in drinking her morning coffee and taking care of others.

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The family left behind to cherish her precious memory include her two children, Vicky Thomas (Don) of Grenada,  and Ricky Carvan (Bernita) of Oakland; one sister, Lovell Vance (Bud) of Greenwood; four brothers, Bill Doubleday (Faye) of Oakland, David Doubleday (Cathy) of Batesville; Lewis Doubleday (Linda) of Pope, and Barry Lee Doubleday of Oakland; five grandchildren, Les Thomas, Christy Tribble (Josh), Ricky Lyle Carvan, April Long (Charles), and Amanda Nicole Carvan; 9 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Willie Lee Carvan; and five brothers, Donald Eugene Doubleday, Thomas Doubleday, Joe Doubleday, Jessie Martin Doubleday, and Sam Doubleday.

In lieu of flowers, any memorial contributions in Susie’s honor can be made to the American Cancer Society.