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William Albert Pate
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Birth: May 26, 1895
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1978
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA


Funeral for Albert Pate, 82, of 1401 Douglass Road, Nacodgoches, Texas was held Monday at 3 p.m. in the Cason Monk Chapel with interment in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Shelby County, Texas.

Officiating were the Rev. Floyd Lawson, retired Baptist minister, and Dr. Lionel Crowell, pastor of the First Baptist Church.

Mr. Pate died Sunday.

Born May 25, 1895, in Nacogdoches County, Mr. Pate had lived in Nacogdoches since 1966. He was the son of John Daniel and Modenia Peace Pate, a retired carpenter, and a member of the Nacogdoches Missionary Baptist Church. He was Sunday School Superintendent for 15 years at Pleasant Grove Church, a deacon for 47 years, and a Sunday School teacher for several years.

Mr. Pate and Bert Cox were married March 7, 1928, and she survives him.

Also, surviving are a son, L.D. Pate of Nacogdoches; two daughters, Mrs. Loretta McCarty of Nacogdoches and Mrs. Dena Murphy of McAllen; seven brothers, Alvin Pate of Center, Aubrey Pate of Gladewater, and Otis Pate, Vernice Pate, Artis Pate, Bevie Pate, and Rushing Pate, all of Ringgold, La.; a sister, Mrs. O.D. Wilson of Ringgold; eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Mrs. Peggy Holland gave the music.

Pallbearers were Thurman McCarty, Harold Pate, Lynn Murphy, Mike Murphy, Larry Standridge, and Roger Davis.

Information from his obituary, Monday, February 20, 1978 and The Daily Sentinel, Nacogdoches, Texas.

Note: The first marriage of William Albert's was to Ima Powers from Shelby County, Texas. From this union were the following: Lonnie Daniel, Loretta, Ladenia and William Elbert. Ima died in 1926 in Oakville, Texas and is buried there.

After Ima's death, William Albert returned to Shelby County, Texas to live with his parents. His fourth child William Elbert died.

William Albert married Bert Cox, March 7, 1928 in Texas. They had only one child, Billy Joe Pate who died May 10, 1950. Bert was a wonderful mother to all the children and was loved by all who knew her.

Family links: 
  John Daniel Pate (1872 - 1954)
  Dicey Modenia Peace Pate (1877 - 1932)
  Georgia Elberta Cox Pate (1904 - 1988)
  Ima Powers Pate (1899 - 1926)*
  Lonnie Daniel Pate (1916 - 1997)*
  Angie Loretta Pate McCarty (1919 - 2006)*
  William Elbert Pate (1926 - 1927)*
  Billy Joe Pate (1936 - 1950)*
  William Albert Pate (1895 - 1978)
  John Alvin Pate (1897 - 1981)*
  Vernice Alta Pate (1899 - 1981)*
  Otis Pate (1901 - 1987)*
  J. A. Pate (1902 - 1902)*
  Artis Pate (1903 - 1989)*
  Auva Pate (1905 - 1905)*
  Norma Lee Pate Wilson (1907 - 1993)*
  Bevie Odell Pate (1909 - 2007)*
  James Elvie Pate (1910 - 1944)*
  Cealsie Pate (1913 - ____)*
  Robert Rushing Pate (1914 - 1983)*
  Luderice Aubrey Pate (1920 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Created by: Virginia Wilson Bailey
Record added: Oct 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42619616
William Albert Pate
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William Albert Pate
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- Virginia Wilson Bailey
 Added: Jul. 24, 2015
Rest In Peace, Uncle Albert!
- Virginia Wilson Bailey
 Added: Aug. 8, 2014

- Virginia Wilson Bailey
 Added: Nov. 27, 2012
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