Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel in Jasper. Burial will follow in Walker Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home.
Mrs. Pate was a member of the Lamon Chapel United Methodist Church. She embraced life. Her determination and caring, blessed her to live the last 12 years of 99 (+) years independently at her home surrounded by her flowers, family and friends she enjoyed so much. She is now in her Heavenly Gardens.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin “Ben” Pate; parents, Robert Jessie and Louella Wilson; four brothers; three sisters; and three grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Ralph Cater and wife Betty; daughters, Yvonne Long and Delton Hill; grandchildren, Jimmy and Rex Cater, Steve and Brian Bobo, Ronald Hill and Kimberly Hill Mullins; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Edna Abner; and a host of nieces and nephews.
You may register online at www.kilgoregreenfuneralhome.com.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503