Visitation was held Monday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Collins-Burke Funeral Home in Jasper. A graveside service was held Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper with Susan Bumgarner officiating.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Roden; mother, Alma Hunter Roden Thompson; husband, James Walter Tate; stepfather, Wiley Thompson; sister, Bertha Harper; and brother, Alvin Thompson.
She is survived by her sons, Randy Tate (Gaye) of Jasper, Martin Tate and Gary Tate; brother, Raymond Thompson (Alice); grandchildren, Gary Tate Jr., Lauren Morris (Joe), Courtney Gray (Joey), Beau Tate (Whittney), Ashley Tate and Hunter Tate; six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571