Alice Tate

GASTONIA - Alice West Tate, 96, passed away Feb. 16, 2014, At Abingdon Place of Gastonia.

She was born in Cherokee County, N.C., daughter of the late Isaac Marshall and Mary Pack West.

She was beautician and worked for Suzette's Beauty Shop, Dallas for 50 years. She was a member of Loray Baptist Church.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Abingdon Place for the love and care given to Mrs. Tate.

Mrs. Tate is survived by one son, Bobby Tate and wife Delores of Gastonia; one sister, Geneva Boring of Mur-phy; one grandson, Shannon Tate and wife Julie; one granddaughter, Casey Tate; three great-grandchildren, Jared Tanner, Cadee Tate, Alyssa Selvey.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia with the funeral service to follow in the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home with Dr. Kent Cranford officiating.

Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park.

Mrs. Tate was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 57 years, Buford Alfred Tate; four brothers; four sisters.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.

Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Tate family.

Funeral Home

Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park
2205 Williamsburg Drive Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 867-6337

Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 18, 2014