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Obituaries 6-25-15

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 12:47 pm

TATE, WILLIE, MAE, age 80, of Gruetli-Laager, passed away at her home with her loving family at her bedside, Saturday June 20, 2015.  She was born in Palmer, Tennessee on November 14, 1934 to Tony and Mildred Nunley Flynn who preceded her in death along with her brothers, Tony Franklin and Jimmy Flynn. She was a 1953 graduate of Grundy County High School, Retired from Dreco Plastics in North Ridgeville, Ohio and attended the Barkers Cove Community Church until her health declined. She is survived by her husband, Leon Tate; Son, Jeff (Patty) Tate; daughters, Janice Duke and Ginger (Kirby) Wideman; grandchildren, Angela (Seann) Lewis, Jordan Wideman, Tommy (Pam) Kerper and Tina (John) Kowalczyk; great grandchildren, Lillie Mae, Johnny, Vivian and Trevor; several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Ministers Riley Anderson and Joe Sanders officiating. Burial followed in the Palmer Cemetery.  Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.