Mrs. Pate died of natural causes at 7:06 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2010 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Ind.
She was born March 24, 1930 in Jackson, Tenn. to the late Carl and Margery Cude.
Mrs. Pate was a retired bookkeeper and homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Eugene Pate; one brother, Edwin Cude; and one sister, JoAnn Powell.
Survivors include one brother, Carl Cude of Sparta, Tenn.; three stepsons, Ken Pate (and wife Ann) of Henderson, Don Pate (and wife Vanessa) of Cadiz and Richard Pate of California; five grandchildren, Kendi Speakes, Chris Pate and Sally Jordan all of Henderson, Jesse Pate of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Hilary Pate of Murray; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312 www.diabetes.org.