CHARLESTON — Cathy Louise Felton, 51, of Champaign passed away on March 11, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Cathy was born on July 14, 1967 in Vincennes, Indiana to John and Deanna Felton. They both preceded her death.
Cathy married Steve Estes in June of 1995 and together they had two daughters. She received her Associates Degree in computer programming from Lakeland College in the fall of 1996. She worked as an Outpatient Care Coordinator at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Cathy was a self-less, loving, caring mother and friend. She would brighten any room she entered with her outgoing personality and her infectious smile. She will be remembered for her courageous act of heroism in donating her organs and saving many lives. She will be missed dearly.
She is survived by her daughters, Jennica and Jillian Estes, both of Champaign, and her sisters, Jeanette Combs-Stagner and Patty Johnson, both of Charleston.
A visitation will be held at Morgan Memorial Home located at 1304 Regency Drive West in Savoy on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The family would like to ask for guests attending the visitation to wear bright colors to honor Cathy’s bright and bubbly personality. A memorial service in her honor will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019 at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. for family and close friends. She will be placed to rest by her parents in Roselawn Cemetery’s Columbarium in Charleston, Illinois at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made in Cathy’s name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation via Sigma Kappa (Gamma Mu) at http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2019/IL-Illinois?team_id=538502&pg=team&fr_id=12211
Online condolences can be shared with her family at www.morganmemorialhome.com