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Virginia Pace Tate

July 20, 1935 — April 5, 2024

McEwen, TN

Virginia Dawn Pace Tate, age 88, of McEwen, TN passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, at Humphreys County Care & Rehab. She was born on July 20, 1935, in Waverly, TN to the late Lula Wiles Pace and Robert Evans Pace, Sr. Virginia was a devoted member to the First Baptist Church in McEwen, TN. She was a wonderful seamstress. Virginia found true joy and happiness in her family. She loved being a mother, granny, sister, aunt, and friend. 

Left to cherish her memory are her 8 children, Debbie Gentry (Norman) of McEwen, TN, James Tate, Jr. (Pam) of Dickson, TN, David Tate (Dondi) of Cincinnati, OH, Brenda Schmidt (David) of Tennessee Ridge, TN, Linda Nichols (Andy) of Erin, TN, Jeff Tate (Sandra) of Dickson, TN, Sharon Tate (Harlan Carson) of McEwen, TN and Timmy Tate (Cookie) of McEwen, TN; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, siblings, Gary Pace, Geraldine Curtis, and Ronnie Pace (Linda) all of McEwen, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Mrs. Virginia is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, James Regent Tate, Sr., brothers, Robert Pace and Randall Pace; and sisters, Ophelia Phillips and Mary Jo Manley.

A visitation for Mrs. Virginia will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2024 at Luff-Bowen in McEwen beginning at 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and also on Monday, April 8, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. Officiating the service will be her grandson, Clay Gentry. Interment to follow at Fews Chapel Cemetery in McEwen, TN. 

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that a donation be made in Mrs. Virginia’s memory to Humphreys County Care & Rehab or Alzheimer’s at alz.org.

Arrangements are entrusted to Luff-Bowen Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made by visiting our website at luffbowen.com.

9729 Highway 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101

931-582-6271

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Visitation

Sunday, April 7, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - McEwen

9729 Hwy. 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101

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Visitation

Monday, April 8, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - McEwen

9729 Hwy. 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 8, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - McEwen

9729 Hwy. 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101

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Burial

Monday, April 8, 2024

12:45 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

Fews Chapel Cemetery

12170 US-70, McEwen, TN 37101

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