Madison County teacher, ‘one of the sweetest people you will ever know,’ reportedly dies of COVID

By Ruth Serven Smith 

Mrs. Kattie Brocato

A third-grade teacher at a Madison County elementary school has reportedly died from COVID-19.

According to local media reports and the school system, Brocato died Sunday.

“Our hearts are saddened to learn of the passing of Mrs. Kattie Brocato, third-grade teacher at Lynn Fanning Elementary School,” the school posted on Facebook Monday morning. “She gave all of her heart to her students and will be truly missed.”

A third-grade teacher at a Madison County elementary school has reportedly died from COVID-19.

According to local media reports and the school system, Brocato died Sunday.

“Our hearts are saddened to learn of the passing of Mrs. Kattie Brocato, third-grade teacher at Lynn Fanning Elementary School,” the school posted on Facebook Monday morning. “She gave all of her heart to her students and will be truly missed.”

Madison County Schools spokesman Tim Hall confirmed the information and that schools would offer counseling on-site.

“It is with great sadness that I inform everyone that my sister Kattie past away last night,” Brocato’s brother, Jonathan, wrote on Facebook. “Please continue to pray for the Cantrell and Brocato families and for everyone that she touched in her life. Pray for my nephew and that God touches his life as he grows up. We lost a wife, a mother, a sister, an aunt, a teacher and one of sweetest people you will ever know. However, God now has a glorious angel.”