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Cathy L. Kelly March 17, 1949 - Dec. 14, 2018

Cathy L. Kelly, 69, Gas City, passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Marion General Hospital. She was born on March 17, 1949, in Greenville, OH, to Harold L. and Mary Louise (Owen) Oswalt.

Cathy retired from Marion General Hospital, where she had been in administration and as a transcriptionist for 13 years. She had previously worked as a supervisor at Ball Foster. She loved cooking, baking, shopping (she was a fancy dresser), and vacationing on a house boat in Tennessee. Cathy also enjoyed music and would turn it up whenever possible. She loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Louise Oswalt; son, Jason (Josie) Dickey, West Milton, OH; daughter, Alyssa Byer, Jonesboro; ex-son-in-law, Anthony Byer, Marion; brothers, Von Oswalt, Greenville, OH, Tim (Teresa) Oswalt, Union City, OH, and Paul (Melissa) Oswalt, Union City, OH; sister, Diane (Ron) Caudill, Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Carson Dickey, Cailyn Dickey, and Alek Byer; best friend, Maureen Woodbury, Union City, OH; and many cherished friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Oswalt; granddaughter, Alainee Byer; grandson, Alton Byer; and her beloved dog, Tripp.

The family will receive visitors from 12 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City, IN.

Immediately following the time of visitation, Cathy’s funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. with Pastor Mark Atkinson officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, c/o Families First, 615 N. Alabama St., Ste. 320, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.