Dorothy Tate

WEST POINT – Dorothy Lounez Tate, 82, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. She was born on Sept. 18, 1931, in Chickasaw County to Sally Lou Griffin and Elbert Smith. She was a self-employed painter and a member of Free Praise & Worship Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday April 9, at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with Bro. Wayne Mathis officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.
She is survived by sons, Leonard F. Tate Jr. (Barbara) of West Point, Johnny Tate (Judy) of Pheba; daughter, Frankie Sue Boeke (Ray) of West Point; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Leonard Tate Sr.
Pallbearers will be Mathew Long, Jonathan Tate, Larry Boeke, Ed Stevens, Bobby Cliett and Preston McKee. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Vail, Thomas Allen, Dr. Andrew Wartak, Michael Merchant and Dr. Tom Braddock.
Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Robinson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Sally Kate Winters Memorial Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1233, West Point, MS 39773.
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