Lois Icaferne Cate Shults

May. 12, 2013 @ 09:01 AM

Lois Icaferne Cate Shults, age 91 of Sevierville, departed this life Saturday, May 11, 2013. She professed faith in Christ at an early age and was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. She was a loyal wife, loving mother, and loved to cook and share her treats with friends and family. She also loved gardening and caring for her flowers. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lewis P. Shults; parents; Frank and Mae Caughron Cate; infant sister, Ana Cate; son-in-law, Richard Gary “Dick” Kelch; and brother-in- law, Arlis H. Graves. She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn S. “Ann” Kelch; son, Charles Shults and wife Brenda; grandchildren, Eric Kelch and wife Leslie of Nashville, Heather Kelch Johnson and husband Ashley of Sevierville; great-grandchildren, Reagan and Charleston Johnson; brother, Frank George Cate of Sevierville; sister, Jama Graves of Hildebran, NC; and nephew, Steve W. Graves. Funeral service is 7 p.m. Monday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Matthews officiating.  Interment 10 a.m. Tuesday in Walnut Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.