Catherine S. Lutz
Summary: pioneering Air National Guard commander who was the first female general in the history of the Mississippi National Guard when she was promoted to commander of the Mississippi Air National Guard in December 2011 after more than 30 years of military service becoming the first woman to hold such a high position within the state guard.
Cause of Death: Lengthy illness
Born: August 11, 1955
Died: January 16, 2014
Location: Flora, Mississippi