Mrs. Lizzie Catherine Scott Dye, 86, was born in Iredell County on November 28, 1936, to the late Dewitt Dave Scott and Lizzie Irene Moten Scott. She departed this life on Monday, June 19, 2023, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Lizzie, affectionately known as “Cat” by her family and friends, attended Iredell County Schools and retired from Holly Farms. She was a faithful member of Higher Ground Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Charles Dye; Juanita Newland, Clarence Moten, and Ricky S. Mayes.

She leaves to cherish the memories of her life her children, Kathy Dye, Shelia (Larry) Baham, Perry (Cassandra) Dye, and Larry (Katonia) Dye; grandchildren, Anthony (Emma) Dye, Pamela Chambers, Tyrone Dye, Joseph Dye, Lavette Seymour, Rudy (Tameka) Seymour, Larry (Danielle) Dye Jr, Randy Dye, Brad Mayfield, Brandon Dye, Todd Mayfield, and Charles Mayfield; 20 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; three nieces, Terry Smith, Debra Borders, and Joni Newland; and a host of other relatives, church family, and friends.

Celebration of Life services will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary. Visitation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Jerry Miller will be officiating, and Reverend John Mott will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Dye family.