Catherine McLeod

Catherine Ellen McLeod, Age 75, passed away on August 14, 2022. Cathy was born to James and Viola (Billie) Forbes on November 5, 1946, in Detroit. When Cathy was still young, the family moved to Grayling where Cathy would grow up. She went on to attend Central Michigan University and Michigan State University. She married Jack Jones, also of Grayling, in 1968. They had two children and were married until 1990. Cathy’s jobs included teaching, running a home day care, and working for the State of Michigan, where she retired in 2010. Cathy married Charles McLeod in November 2010 and they resided in East Lansing together until her passing.
Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, James and Viola Forbes; sister, Patricia; and brother, Jack. She is survived by her husband, Charles McLeod; daughter Heather Slawinski and her husband, Tim of Holt, MI; son, Chris Jones and his wife, Bree of Seattle, WA; and her three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Holt United Methodist Church in Holt, MI. A visitation with family will begin one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Capital Area Humane Society at 
Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. To read Cathy’s full obituary, please visit

Crawford County Avalanche

Mailing Address
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806

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