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Gertie B. & Louie D. Tate
Sunday, October 11, 1987
Van Alstyne - Services for Gertie Tate of Van Alstyne, 88-year-old
housewife who died Friday in dallas, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Flesher
Funeral Home Chapel.
Rev. Jack Smith will officiate, and burial will be in Van Alstyne
Arrangements are under the direction of Flesher Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tate was born in Van Alstyne, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R.O. Jay, and married Louie D. Tate in Durant, Okla. She was a member
of the First United Methodist Church
Surviving are her sons, Willard Skipworth of San Angelo; James Skipworth
of Gunter and R.V. Tate of Dallas; daughters, Juanita Chumbley of Houston;
Nadine Baker of Dallas and Mary Evelyne Randle of Dallas; sister, Thelma
Walsh of Van Alstyne; 16 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchilren.
Saturday, February 25, 1961
LOUIE DAVID TATE
Funeral services for Louie David Tate were held at the First Methodist
Church last Saturday afternoon at 2:30, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Sale
Lilly, Jr. Pallbearers were Delano Cavender, Chas. R. McMenamy, Benny
Edwards, Bobby McMenamy, Benny Murray and Delbert Justice. Interment was
in the City Cemetery, under the direction of Flesher Funeral Home.
Mr. Tate was born in Texas on March 11, 1880, a son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. David Tate. He expired in the East Town Hospital in Dallas
after a long illness on last Friday at 7:30 a.m. He was a retired farmer
and had many friends in this section. He was a member of the Van Alstyne
Methodist Church. He was united in marriage with Miss Gertie Skipworth
on April 19, 1930.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gertie Tate; by three daughters,
Mrs. Mary Evelyn Randles of Dallas, Mrs. Nadine Baker of Dallas and Mrs.
Juanita Chumley of Houston; by four sons, Vincent Tate of Dallas, Knox
Tate of Corsicana, C.J. Skipworth of Gunter and W.O. Skipworth of Robert
Lee, Texas; by one brother, Homer Tate of Whitewright; by 19 grandchildren
and 12 great grandchildren. Three sons and one daughter preceded their
father in death.