08/21/09 — DORIS J. PATE

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July 2, 1927-Aug. 19, 2009

Doris Jones Pate, 82, passed away Wednesday at her residence, The Sterling House.

The family will receive friends today from 1 to 2 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church, with funeral services following at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Billy Olsen officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Doris was born in Craven County July 2, 1927, to the late Coy Jones and Cynthia Braswell Jones. She was married to the late Jason Thomas Pate Sr.

Doris was a member of Pine Forest United Methodist Church.

Doris is survived by her son, Tommy Pate and wife, Kathy, of Goldsboro; her daughter, Deborah Vogel and husband, Don, of Greer, S.C.; her sister, Dorothy Dillman of Louisburg; her grandchildren, Jason Thomas Pate III and wife, Kelly, Mary-Kathryn Hixson and husband, Todd, Nancy Brislin and husband, Neal, and Adam Vogel; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Daisy Jones Holloman.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pine Forest United Methodist Church, 867 NC Hwy. 581 south, Goldsboro, NC, 27530, or to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on August 21, 2009 1:47 PM