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Aug. 3, 1918-Dec. 25, 2009

FREMONT -- Ethel Sullivan Pate, 91, passed away Christmas Day at Britthaven of Goldsboro.

Graveside services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Pate-Jones Cemetery in the Patetown Community on Church of God Road. The family will receive friends afterwards.

She is survived by one son, Gerald U. Pate and wife, Barbara, of Pikeville; four grandchildren, Gerald K. Pate, Tony Pate, Kelly Pate and Stacey Pate; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Pate was preceded in death by her husband, Ulysses Pate; one son, Billy E. Pate; 12 brothers; two sisters; and one granddaughter, Joy Pate.

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro where condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 27, 2009 10:25 AM