Minnie L. Tate, 83, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Rising Star COGIC, 3909 Reed St., Supt. Charles Barrett, pastor. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Wake: 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Survivors: Daughters, Opal Barrett (Edward), Dianna Tate-Cook, Bertha and Sharon S. Tate; sons, James (Sharon), Eddie, Michael, Danny (Melinda) and Kevin Tate; sister, Ophelia Bargley (Curtis); 19 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.