Catherine Booth Wilson, known to her family and friends as Kate, passed away September 12, 2022 at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia at the age of 62. She is survived by her loving husband Richard Wilson, son Daniel Davis and his fiancée Jessica Buchanan of Norfolk, a step-son Steve Wilson and wife Valerie of Chesapeake; step-daughters Amy Coleman and husband Billy of Stanardsville and Wendy Kennedy and husband Todd of Hudson, Florida; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a sister Phyllis and husband Jack Carter of Texas, and two brothers and their wives: Richard and Jane Booth, and Gates and Diane Booth of Arkansas and a host of nieces and nephews.
Born November 14, 1959 to the late Richard and Mollie Jane Booth, she was raised in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. In 1982, she graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Music Education. Kate moved to Virginia Beach in 1984 with her family and made some of the best friends a person could ever know and love. Her Christian faith and love of music were a perfect combination for happiness in her life. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach and was active in its Music program and the United Methodist Women. Kate was employed by AAA of Tidewater as the Public Affairs and Community Educator for over 28 years. For many years she was the Director of Music at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach and, more recently, served as the Director of Music at Calvin Presbyterian in Norfolk. During her life she was actively involved with several community organizations including: Kempsville High and Middle Schools Band Parents Associations, Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of America, Drive Safe, Safety City Board of Directors. the Virginia Symphony Chorus, and was an advocate of child passenger safety.
A celebration of life service will be held on October 8, 2022 at 1:30 pm in the sanctuary of Community United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach. Memorial gifts may be made to the music departments of Community United Methodist Church, Calvin Presbyterian Church, or any other local community music organization. Arrangements were made by the Cremation Society of Virginia. Please leave words of condolences or a fond memory of Kate by visiting at www.vacremationsociety.com.