(Orange, Texas)


October 4, 2013

Cathy Midgley

ORANGE — Cathy Midgley, 59, of Orange passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.

She was a native of Beaumont, Texas; born on February 12, 1954 to the late Claudia Rae (Collingsworth) and Arthur David Goodman. She had lived in the Orange area since 1988 and was of the Baptist faith. Cathy worked alongside her husband delivering Little Debbie Cakes; where she was known as the Little Debbie Cake Lady. She enjoyed going down by the river and also deer hunting with her husband. Cathy was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Goodman; sister, Carol Goodman.

Cathy is survived by her husband of 24 years, Leon Midgley; daughter, Shannon Manning of Winnie; son, Chad Wesley "Ted" Manning and fiancée, Toni Baker of Beaumont; sister, Christiann Thibault of Kirbyville; grandchild, Tatum Manning; nieces, Dena Smalley of Lumberton, Susan Zernial of Lumberton; nephews, David Frederick of New Iberia, Bryan Frederick of New Iberia.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 5 pm until 9 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 2 pm at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the services.

In lieu flowers donations may be sent to The Gideons International Bible PO Box 140800 Nashville, TN 37214-0800 in the memory of Cathy Midgley.  The family would like to send a special thank you to Compassion Care Hospice for the love and care given to Cathy. Condolences may be sent for the family at


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