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Mary Frances Pate, 1926 – 2018

McKENZIE, Tenn. – Funeral Service for Mary Frances Pate, 92, will be Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. Brother Greg Barker will officiate. The family will receive friends on Sunday 11 a.m. – until service time. Internment is at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, McKenzie, Tenn.
Mrs. Pate, a retired school teacher for McKenzie Special School District, died at NHC Health Care in Milan Friday, August 10, 2018.
She was born April 23, 1926 in McLemoresville, Tenn. to Prentice L. and Willie Mae Traywick Fite. Mrs. Pate was a member of McKenzie First United Methodist Church where she served on various committees, taught Sunday school and was active with the Meals on Wheels program; she was also active in McKenzie United Neighbors.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Roy G. Pate, a great-grandson Kane Scott, her sister Martha “Tinsey” Martin, a brother Charles “Chicken” Fite and two nephews Lee Fite and Phillip Martin.
She is survived by her daughter Suzy (Jackie) Pemberton of Milan, three grandchildren Stephen (Loretta) Pemberton, Leslie (Charlie) Brown and Jaclin (Greg) Scott, thirteen grandchildren Kirsten Brown, Cy Pemberton, Courtney Brown, Seth Pemberton, Jacob Brown, Kara Scott, Levi Brown, Gabe Scott, Zeb Brown, JP Scott, Anna Brown, Ethan Brown and Tillie Kay Pemberton, one niece Carol Barker and two nephews Richard (Kathy) Fite and David (Janice) Fite.
Memorials may be made to the Meals on Wheels program at First United Methodist Church or McKenzie United Neighbors.
Brummitt – McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit www.brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.

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