Hazel L. Pate
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Hazel Lorene Pate, 89, of Tuscumbia, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Visitation will be Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. The funeral service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rusty Pate and Chad Holder officiating. The burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia.
Mrs. Pate was a member of Westside Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert "Peanut" Pate; son, Eddie Roscoe Pate; daughters-in-law, Sue Pate and Virginia Pate; sisters, Mary V. Jones and Jennie Faye King; and brothers, Leo, Lester and Louie Stonecipher.
She is survived by her sons, Paul D. Pate and Wayne Pate and wife, Charlotte; brothers, Lois and Lyle Stonecipher; sisters, Leona Willis, Ida Mae Michael and Lula Mae Pounders; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers include grandsons, David, Rusty, Chris, Tim, Chad and Casey Pate. Honorary pallbearers are Zachary and Jacob Pate.
The family expresses special thanks to the staffs of Mitchell Hollinsworth Nursing Home Station Four and Helen Keller Fourth Floor.
Please sign the online guestbook at morrisonfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Florence Times Daily on Apr. 6, 2013