Visitation will be Monday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. A graveside service will be Tuesday, April 23, at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery. Susan Bumgarner will officiate.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Roden; mother, Alma Hunter Roden Thompson; husband, James Walker 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.