Anne Katherine Pate Funeral services for Mrs. Anne Katherine Pate, age 76, of Collierville, TN, will be Saturday November 2, 2013 at 2 p.m., from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home. Place of rest will be in the Moss Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 12 Noon until time of service. Services are under the direction of the Taylor Funeral Home, Dickson, TN. Mrs. Pate passed away Thursday October 24, 2013. Born in Bon Aqua, TN, she was the daughter of Dollie Beard Moss of Dickson, TN and the late Turman Moss, and was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Thomas Moss. Meeting at a “Box Supper”, Katherine married her teenage sweetheart on November 20, 1959. Moving to where work could be found, they became permanent residents of Collierville in 1965. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, an avid reader, loved camping, traveling, watching hockey, and caring for her pets. She was a loving spirit and often stood up for the down trodden, seeing the good in them and bringing it out. Her true love was spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren grow. She was a beloved and devoted daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Along with her mother, she is survived by her husband, Richard “Dickie” Pate; her son, Ricky Pate (Pam); her daughter, Diane Pate Kauker (Michael); her four grandchildren, Hunter, Taylor, Kevin and Kenneth all from Collierville; her brother, Dorris Moss of Dickson, TN. Taylor Funeral Home 214 N. Main St. Dickson, TN 37055 (615) 446-2808
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Oct. 30, 2013.