Ninetieth Birthday

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Ninetieth Birthday - Family Honors Mrs. Kate Tate On Her Ninetieth...
Family Honors Mrs. Kate Tate On Her Ninetieth Birthday The children and grandchildren grandchildren of Mrs. Kate Tate honored her on her 90th birthday, Sunday, January 15, with a family luncheon. Later, at a tea in the fellowship hall of Glen Davis Memorial Methodist Church, Dozier, the community joined the family in paying tribute. Mrs. Tate, wife of the late A.E. (Al) Tate, has lived in the A bra community since 1928. She is still living at the family's home place, able to do her own cooking and housework. Approximately 80 friends called during the tea, and seven of her children, along with two brothers, were present to help her celebrate her 90th milestone. Mrs. Tate was born in Missouri, January 16, 1887. When she was 5 years old, the family moved to Parker County, Texas. She was 14 when her father filed on land at Cheyenne, Indian Territory, and for several years, the family traveled by covered wagon from their Parker County home to Cheyenne to live for six months each year, as required under the Homestead Law to "prove up" their claim. Their home was a half-dugout, half-dugout, and for their schooling, the children went to the home of their teacher, in another half-dugout. ''• „..-.• * At the end of the six-months period, the family would return to Texas to raise a crop. When Mrs. Tate was 16, the family made a permanent move to Duncan, Indian Territory, and that was where she spent the remainder of her girlhood. She and Mr. Tate were married there January 13, 1907. Three years later, in 1910, they came to Wheeler County, where they lived until 1928, and their move to Abra. Now she enjoys visiting her children and grandchildren, and having them visit her. There are three daughters and 7 sons: Mrs. Eula Faye St6kes and Mrs'. : Ola Mae Huntley of Shamrock, Mrs. Irene Mitchell of Waco, Lloyd Tate of San Jacinto, Calif., G.C. (Bill) Tate of Bloomington, Bloomington, Calif., Freeman Tate of Silverton, Tommie Tate, Otis Tate, Bully Tate and Floyd Tate of Abra. In addition, she has 25 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren, grandchildren, and three great- greatgrandchildren. Mr. Tate died in July 1956. Troop 113: Mrs. Denzil Lacy Quail Club Meets Mon. Monday night, January 24, Mrs. Mark White gave a demonstration on the many uses of cooking ware. Mrs, Rodney White and Mrs. Dennie Marcum were hostesses. Mrs. Cary Don Neeley was program leader. Those present were Mrs. Lonnie Needham, Sr., Mrs. Don Hall, Mrs. Dan Guthrie, Mrs. Gary Barton, Mrs. Roy Canada, Mrs. Monty Ferguson, Ferguson, Mrs. Delbert White, Mrs. N.E. Childers, Mrs. Guy Brandvik, Mrs. Jerry Barton, Miss Becky Cochran, Mrs. Mark White, Mrs. Rodney White, Mrs. Neeley and Mrs. Marcum. .

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  1. The Wellington Leader,
  2. 27 Jan 1977, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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