A Celebration of Life service for Catherine Michelle McCarty, 19, of Kilgore will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 5, in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with burial following at Rosewood Park Cemetery in Longview. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. Catherine died Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Catherine was born on September 16, 1998 in Longview. She attended Pine Tree schools and later graduated from Longview High School. Catherine’s life was being a mother to her daughter Auriella.

She is survived by her daughter, Auriella Elizabeth McCarty of Kilgore; father, Christopher McCarty of Kilgore; brothers, Jordan and Cayden McCarty, both of Kilgore; sisters, Maylee and Maleia McCarty, both of Ft. Worth; grandparents, Sam and Cathy Morlen, Harvey McCarty and C.D. Riddle; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Catherine was preceded in death by her mother, April Donnell Elizabeth McCarty.

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