TATE, Mary Jean, 80, of New Milton, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at United Hospital Center Clarksburg, WV following an extended illness,
She was born on Oct. 6, 1933, in Sistersville, WV
She was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years Robert L. Tate, Sr.; two sons, Timothy J., and Terry L. Tate.
Mrs. Tate was employed at Fahey's Florist in Weirton for several years. She attended the Mount Ernest United Methodist Church at Troy, WV.
Surviving are her sons, Robert L. Tate, Jr. of Wellsburg, WV and Frederick C. Tate of San Juan Capistrano, CA. She had nine grandchildren, Bryan (Brian) Tate and wife Courtnie of Delaware, OH, Danielle Tate of Kansas City, Missouri, Carson Tate, Elizabeth Tate of Weirton, Timothy J., (TJ) Tate, Jr., and Alex Tate of Follansbee, WV, Richard Tate, David Tate of Wellsburg, WV, Jennifer Carrington of Panama City Beach, Florida; four great- grandchildren, Richard Tate, Wade and Kahlan Tate and Faith Carrington. Also surviving is Clara Tate of Weirton, WV; her mother-in-law; one cousin Susie Golden of Kaiser, WV.
Mary had many good friends (neighbors) who helped care for her in her extended illness time. The family is very grateful to all of them.
In accordance with Mrs. Tate's wishes, she was cremated and there will be no visitation or service.
The McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home is assisting the Tate family.