Catherine Virginia Jones Andrew, 79, of Amarillo, TX passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019.
Services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 9, 2019, at First Baptist Church with Dr. Howard K. Batson officiating. Burial will follow at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Cathy was born September 6, 1939, in Bartlesville, OK to Herbert H. and Virginia (Burnett) Jones. She graduated from Cushing High School in 1957. She continued her education for two years at Oklahoma State University and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from West Texas State University.
Cathy taught twenty-nine years in the Amarillo Independent School District. She taught social studies at Travis Junior High and Amarillo High School. She also was the social studies department chairman at Amarillo High School.
Cathy was a long-time member of First Baptist Church. She was a member and Sunday school teacher for the Middle Class department, and chairman of the audio-visual library. She was a tutor for adult reading and writing through the Amarillo Baptist Association Literary Missions. She also was a HOSTS tutor, and a community representative for the Headstart Policy Council Region XVI.
Cathy met her husband of sixty years, Bob Andrew, through Bob’s brother, Bruce Andrew. They had two daughters, Lisa Schlenker (David) and Linda York (Sean). Cathy had seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Adam) Schlenker Bonner, Jacob Schlenker, Mason Schlenker, Robert York and Allie Hoppe, McKinney York, Dallas (Emily) York, and Justin (Cinamon) York. She had one great-granddaughter, Emery Rose Bonner.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the funeral home.