Cathy Ann Miller Gallashaw, 62, of Monroe, GA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 13, 2017. Cathy was born in Lenoir, NC on January 23, 1955. She graduated from Caldwell Community College with her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing in 1977; Mercer University with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2010, and Nova Southeastern University with her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2014. She was recently appointed Manager of Nursing Education for Emory Healthcare. Previously she worked at Gwinnet Medical Center as an Intraoperative Clinician from 2005 to 2016. Cathy was a compassionate, outgoing, witty, and thoughtful person with a beautiful heart and soul. She spent the better part of her life with her husband, Greg. They were always looking forward to walking hand in hand on the beach. She was a devoted wife, sister, aunt and friend. Cathy will be cherished and missed by the many people the flame of her life touched. Cathy is survived by her loving husband, Greg Gallashaw and his son Derron and his family; her sister, Marsha Rezapour; her nieces, Jasmine Rezapour Bishop and Parisa Rezapour Shanks and their families, and nephew James Woodrow Miller III. She is predeceased by her parents, James Woodrow Miller Sr. and Mary Bentley Miller; and her brother James Woodrow Miller Jr. She will be sadly missed but never forgotten. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 1:00 in our Chapel, with Reverend Dr. Curtis Williams officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM prior to the service. In addition to flowers, donations to your choice of charity will be greatly appreciated. Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. My deepest condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. And may the Almighty God, who comforts us in all our trials, continue with you to comfort and sustain you through this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)

  2. Greg and family – Remember that Jesus is holding you in his arms to bring you comfort and peace at this time of great sorrow.

  3. My deepest sympathy to all. Cathy was such a joy to work with…very real, honest, smart and funny! I will miss her.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with Greg and the family during this difficult time. Cathy was loved and treasured by many and will forever be missed.

  5. My deepest condolences to you Greg. Cathy was a wonderful, funny and loving person. She will be greatly missed. Praying that you have peace and comfort during this very difficult time.

  6. A great friend of over 20 years, our friendship began at Eastside Med, then we both moved on to GMC, wgere we were in close contact. A beautiful person ahe was, will be dearly missed. I will cherish our memories.

  7. My deepest sympathy to you Greg. I have so many awesome memories with Cathy at GMC. She had a fiery spirit and was an outstanding nurse and teacher. Let Jesus’s love surround you in this time of sorrow. Heaven gained a beautiful angel.

  8. My deepest sympathy and prayers. I worked with Cathy for many years at GMC. She was always friendly and fun to be around. I am very sorry for your loss.

  9. RIP my friend. You were a good nurse and an inspiration. May your family be comforted at this difficult time. My deepest condolences

  10. Greg, I know you are lost right now but God will carry you through this sad time. Cathy was a wonderful Nurse and teacher and a loving person. She always made me laugh. She has touched many lives and left lots of memories for all of us. She loved you very much and always talked about you I will be praying for you and your family

  11. Cathy was such a wonderful person and will greatly be missed. She always talked about the love of her life “Greg” and her little dog. Praying for peace and comfort to Greg and family during this difficult time.

  12. Cathy was truly one amazing, funny and intelligent woman! She was my mentor and we became close friends over the past several years. We shared lots of laughs and we were looking forward to going to Boston together. Cathy loved you so much Greg. She talked about how you gave her niece away on her wedding day. I will keep you in my prayers??. Cathy you are already missed “my girlfriend”!

  13. Life is precious ! Live it to the fullest each and everyday. My thoughts and prayers are with Greg ,her family, and her nursing family,too. Find peace and comfort in knowing that Memories Whisper Softly Forever.
    Nathalie Walker
    AORN, President-elect

  14. I am very sorry for your loss. I cannot imagine how difficult this time is for you, but may you take comfort in the special memories and love. May you have peace in God’s promise at Acts 24:15 of seeing your loved one again.

  15. My deepest sympathy to Cathy’s family. I will keep you in my prayers. I was always happy to see Cathy at work. She helped me through some troubled times.

  16. Kathy had a smile that lit up a room. She had a gracious way to explain clinical procedures. Very dedicated to her profession. Honored to have worked along side her.
    Rest in the everlasting arms of our Savior. He knows your pain. Even when you don’t feel Him. He will never leave you or forsake you . He is Jehovah Shammah- the Lord who is there in the midst of your pain.

  17. RIP Cathy. I will hold all the wonderful memories I have of you at GMC. My condolences to Greg and family. She was truly a great person. ❤

  18. So sorry to hear of such a loss for you and your family. May God hold you all in his loving arms at this time of trial.

  19. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May you know that you and the family are in my thoughts and prayers.


  21. RIP Cathy you did an amazing job here on earth teaching and taking care of people now you spread your angel wings and fly. Peace and prayers for you Greg.

  22. Our hearts and prayers go out to our sweet friend Greg and the family. Prayers for healing and comfort ???

  23. Greg, so sorry for your loss of Cathy. She was such a beautiful, loving,thoughtful,giving and devoted wife. She will be missed by many. God be with you and give you comfort and peace.

  24. Greg so sorry for your loss cathy was a sweet lady and will greatly will be missed. God will be with you and give you comfort and peace.

  25. Our hearts and prayers go out to the you. I only Cathy for a short period of time but she was a really nice person, friendly attitude. And hard worker. She will be missed! I pray that The Lord will comfort you and give you peace

  26. Our hearts and prayers go out to the you. I only Knew Cathy for a short period of time but she was a really nice person, friendly attitude. And hard worker. She will be missed! I pray that The Lord will comfort you and give you peace

  27. We are very sorry for your great loss. May God hold your hand in the days ahead. Sending prayers for you Greg, and your family. Know this, as your neighbors, we are only steps away if you need anything.

  28. Cathy, You were such a wonderful friend and mentor. I learned so much from you. We ate lunch together just about everyday, texting and calling each other. She will truly be missed but never forgotten. Cathy truly loved you Greg. She was a true friend. Greg let Jesus give you strength and hold you in his arms to comfort you. God bless you my friend.

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