Dara Lee (Burlison) Cathell

May 10, 1958 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 63)

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Dara Lee Burlison Cathell, 63, of Archdale, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021, at her home.

Born May 10, 1958, in Monet, Missouri, she was a daughter to Carol Burlison and the late Darrold Burlison.  Dara was a teacher’s assistant with the Randolph County School System and also a member of Green Street Baptist Church, where she served faithfully for 31 years.  She loved working with the students and teachers at Hopewell Elementary, and loved talking to folks at Grubb YMCA in Archdale, where she worked part-time for many years.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Stafford Cathell of the home; son, Christopher Cathell (Kristen) of High Point; daughter, Anna Cathell of High Point; sister, Darcy Bellflower (Bennie) of Tallahassee, FL; grandchildren, Harper Cathell and Elias Cathell; and many nieces, nephews, and special friends.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Green Street Baptist Church with Pastor Phil Rhynerson officiating.

The family will visit with friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to High Point Medical Center, Hayworth Cancer Center, 601 N. Elm Street, High Point, NC  27262 or Hopewell Elementary School the (Dara Cathell Fund), 6294 Welborn Road, Trinity, NC  27370.

At Dara's request, she wants no one to wear black. Please wear bright colors in her memory.

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Memorial Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Green Street Baptist Church
303 North Rotary Drive
High Point, NC 27262

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