Mary  Brewster


Mary Elizabeth (Cathey) Brewster, 81, of McAlester, died on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in McAlester.
The family will greet friends on Monday, August 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chaney's Memorial Chapel.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, at Chaney's Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Chip Lott officiating. Burial will follow at Indianola Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Gary Barlow, Monte Barlow, Corey Cantrell, Paul Brewster, Jake Brewster and Andrew Spears.
Mary was born on September 13, 1938, in Indianola, to James Samuel Cathey and Roxie Lorene (Prater) Cathey. She married Jerry Cantrell in 1956. She married Eugene Brewster in 1990.
Mary graduated from Indianola Public School and was a member of Scipio Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, playing bingo, bowling and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
In 1983, Mary started working as a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service until retirement.
She is survived by her children, David Cantrell and wife, Kellie, of McAlester, and Denise Brewster and husband, Bryan, of McAlester; grandchildren, Kacie Cantrell, Corey and Caitlin Cantrell, Paul Brewster, and Jake Brewster, all of McAlester; great-grandchildren, Avery Grace and Amelia Rose Cantrell, of McAlester; step-children, Thomas Brewster and wife, Rae Dene, of McAlester, Gina Allen, of McAlester, and Julie Duff, of McAlester; numerous nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren; siblings, Richard Cathey and wife, Ingrid, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Robert Lynn Cathey and wife, Keri, of Broken Arrow.
Mary was preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry Cantrell; husband, Eugene Brewster; parents, James and Roxie Cathey, and brothers, James Cathey, Howard Cathey and Larry Cathey.
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Glenn Trapp
Aug 06, 2019
Mary and I worked side at the McAlester post Office.. She was an excellent Rural Carrier.
Aug 05, 2019
In the same grade through 11th with her brother James & spent several pleasant nights in their home while growing up