It is with deep and profound sympathy that we announce the transition of Mrs. Catherine Samuels Washington who entered into rest June 2, 2021 at Maimonides Medical Center.
Mrs. Washington, a native of Aiken County was a 1959 graduate of Jefferson High School were she played basketball. After relocating to New York she worked in the Garment District of New York City as a head seamstress. She later worked for the New York City Department of City Planning and retired as a supervisor in the Purchasing Department. She was a member of Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church.
Survivors include her beloved granddaughter, Catherine Rayven Washington ; a loving sister, Julia (Joseph) Williams; four nephews, Jeffery (Rev. Helena) Thomas, Maurice (Elaine) Thomas, Reginald Thomas and Rev. Joseph (Kathy) Thomas, Jr.; a niece, Vickie Samuels; a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday, June 12, 2021 at G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Joseph Thomas, Jr., officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church Cemetery. Mask and social distancing will be observed. Viewing will be held Saturday from 12-2 pm at the funeral home.
Professional Services are under the care of G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary-North Augusta.
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