Cathy C. Neie, 61, died unexpectedly February 9, 2022, at Midland Memorial Hospital. She was born January 30, 1961, in Alpine, Texas to Robert and Maxine Corkins.
Cathy grew up in Alpine and graduated from Alpine High School in the Class of 1979. She married her High School sweetheart, Michael A. Neie on August 8, 1987. She then graduated from Sul Ross State University Nursing School in 1996 with her LVN. Cathy loved being a nurse and devoting her time, energy, and ability to helping others.
Cathy was utterly devoted to her family and friends. She adored and loved her grandchildren; they were the light of her life. She will be remembered for her love of life, love for her family, and her caring heart.
Cathy is survived by her loving husband, Michael Neie, of Midland, TX; 2 children, Keith Neie of Midland, TX, and daughter Chaela Shearer and husband Andrew of Merkel, TX; 2 grandchildren, A.J. and Vera Shearer of Merkel, TX, many family and friends, and her faithful companions Tipsy and Roska. She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Robert and Maxine Corkins; grandchildren, Braxton & Lillian Shearer; many family members and friends all of whom she had missed dearly, but is now reunited.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Little Angels Foundation, supported by American Heritage Funeral Home, P.O. Box 61116, Midland, TX. 79711. This foundation held a special place in her heart. She donated annually in honor of her grandchildren. This will continue her legacy in helping others.
A Memorial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 18, 2022, at Elm Grove Cemetery in Alpine.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory in Midland.