Cathy Jean Counts
Cathy Jean Counts of Mineral Point was born on October 26, 1954, in St Louis, a daughter of the late Euel & Dorothy (Gunn) Thomas. Cathy passed away on February 14, 2023, having reached the age of 68.
Those who remain to cherish her memory include her husband, Billy Wood; children, Lesley Counts (Tammy), Wesley Counts, Steven Gale (wife, Brandi), Lonnie Gale (wife, Jennifer), Chasity Gale; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Randy Thomas (wife, Marilyn), David Thomas (wife, Lisa); mother-in-law, Mary Kempf; sisters-in-law, Ann Purcell (husband, Terry), Patty Lutes (husband, J.R.); brothers-in-law, Tom Wood (wife, Teresa); also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
In addition to her parents, Euel & Dorothy Thomas, Cathy was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Counts; brother-in-law, Ricky Oranchak; and niece, Emma Oranchak.
Cathy loved to attend country music concerts, especially Luke Bryan. She loved the outdoors - going to the river and swimming. Working as a nurse was a passion of hers.
The family will hold a private memorial service to honor Cathy.
DeClue Funeral Home was honored to have served the family of Mrs. Cathy Counts.
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