Loyd Pate

loyd pate
LOYD PATE LINDEN Services for Loyd Pate, 88, of Linden will be 2 :00 P.M., Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Center Grove Baptist Church in Linden with Bros. Phil Starrett and George Wormington officiating. Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 11 from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Mr. Pate was born April 23, 1919 in Linden to William A. and Sudie Surratt Pate. He passed away December 10, 2007 in Linden. He was employed by Evans Mining Company, was a farmer, and a member of Center Grove Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Modena Pate of Linden; four sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Linda Pate; Buddy and Jackie Pate; Rex and Vickie Pate all of Linden; and Tex and Glenda Pate of Longview; one daughter and son-in-law, LaJuan and Raymond Harris of Nacogdoches; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a grandson. Memorials may be made to Center Grove Baptist Church Building Fund.

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  1. I never had the pleasure of knowing Mr. Lloyd, but, we have the honor of knowing and loving Ms. "Dena." Ms. Dena has a love for Mr.Lloyd that should always be remembered. What a beautiful example for all of us to remember……their special love. We're so grateful to have been a part of this special relationship for a short while. You'll always have our love Ms. Dena.

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