Obituary

Margaret Ellen Pate

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PINEHURST — Margaret Ellen Pate, 73, passed away on May 13, 2016 at FirstHealth.

A graveside service will be at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Hillside Memorial Park in Laurinburg.

She is survived by her children Lesa Pate Huff (Martin) of Pinehurst, Tena Pate Simmons (Terry) of Laurinburg, Ralph Eugene Byrd of Southern Pines, Roger Pate (Sheila) of Laurinburg, and Janice Pate Jones (Billy) of Laurinburg and her grandchildren Megan Huff, Tanner Huff, Josh Phillips, William Owens, James Owens, Dawn Bennett, Jessica Wood, Kayla Pate, Kristen Holmes, Justin Dean, Parker Zins, Corey Byrd, and Julie Locklear. She was preceded in death by her husband George Pate and daughter Susan Pate Zins.

Born on March 13, 1943 in Dillon County, South Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Jasper and Letha Deans Barrentine.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.


Published in Laurinburg Exchange from May 13 to May 14, 2016