Posted Online: Jan. 18, 2013, 5:23 pm

Cathey Tierney

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Cathey Marie Tierney, 55, of Clarksville, Tenn., died on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Calvary Bible Church in Joelton, Tenn., with Dr. Joe Miller and Dr. David Harrell officiating. Burial will follow at EverRest of Cheatham in Pleasant View, Tenn., with Joe Tierney Jr., Colin Tierney, Ben Tierney, Ross Tierney, Joseph Harrell and Joshua Harrell serving as pallbearers. The family received friends at the church on Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. and will again today from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.
Mrs. Tierney was born on June 29, 1957, in Moline. She was a Shaklee Distributor for "Vital Care" and served as a ladies Bible study teacher for 25 years. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church. In previous years, she had been a cosmetologist and owner/operator of The Salon in Chesterton, Ind., and the executive director of Caregiving Network Inc. in Midland, Mich.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Dr. Joe Tierney; sons, Joe Tierney Jr., Colin Tierney, Ben (Jane) Tierney, all of Midland, Ross (Laura) Tierney, Franklin, Tenn.; daughter, Celeste Tierney and fiance, Ivan Lekic, Clarksville; parents, Edgar and Ola Harrell, Clarksville; brother, Dr. David (Nancy) Harrell, Pleasant View; grandson, Tucker Tierney, Midland; granddaughter, Ruth Tierney, Franklin; and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the South Sudan Mission Fund, please make checks payable to Calvary Bible Church. All donations may be sent in care of Austin and Bell Funeral Home, Pleasant View, Tenn.; (615) 746-4433; www.austinandbell.com.