Linda Faye "Nancy" Pate, 63, passed away April 21, 2013 in a local hospital.
Nancy was born on October 26, 1949 in Chipley, FL. She was a resident of Westlake and the Pastor's wife of The Pentecostals of Westlake for the past seven years coming from Panama City, FL. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who was dedicated to her family and church family.
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith" II Timothy 4:7.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Rev. Kenneth Pate; sons, Kenneth Wayne Pate Jr. and wife, Connie Lois and Kyle Warren Pate and wife, Amber Lynette all of Westlake; daughters, Kimberly Michelle Capps and husband, Rev. Rodney Wayne of Panama City, FL, Kristie Anne Gobert and husband Rev. Derek Dwayne of Westlake, Karri Nichol Roney and husband, Rev. John David of Westlake and Konnie Lynn Cook and husband, Rev. Russell Franklin of Panama City, FL; sisters, Elizabeth Ann Pendleton of Mobile, AL and Katherine Sue Deal of Murphy, NC; 20 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Ruby Bethel.
Her funeral will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at First Pentecostal Church of Westlake. Visitation will begin Tuesday 5-8 p.m. at the church and resume Wednesday at 9 a.m. until service time. Interment will be in Westlake Memorial Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.