Catherine Holloway Mills, 66, of Tulsa, Okla., passed away, Wednesday (Jan. 27, 2010).

Catherine was born Oct. 16, 1943, in New Orleans.

She was the daughter of the late William Vernon and Mary Catherine (Bowen) Holloway.

In 1961, she graduated from Tulsa Central High School and subsequently attended the University of Tulsa, where she was a Chi Omega and Phi Beta Kappa, graduating in 1965.

She also received her masterís degree from the University of Tulsa in 1989.

Catherine was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a sustaining member of the Junior League of Tulsa.

She is survived by two sons, Terry L. Mills Jr. and his wife, Dianna, of Newton, Andrew C. Mills and his wife, Audra, of Tulsa; six grandchildren; and one brother, William B. Holloway of Tulsa. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Freeman Harris Funeral Home.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Tulsa.

The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the First United Methodist Church Community Ministries, American Cancer Society or Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless or Small Paws (Bichon Rescue).

Condolences may be left online at www.freemanharris.com.