Funeral services will be held for Violet Marie Tate, 99, at 1 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Kernke Funeral Home Chapel, 14624 N. May Ave. in Oklahoma City. A graveside service will follow at 3:30 p.m. at the Binger Cemetery.
Tate died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
She was born Feb. 3, 1919, to Robert Edgar and Katie Bell Etchison Tate near Eufaula. On July 14, 1940, she married Orville A. Tate in Sayre.
Tate was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Faye; and five brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include a brother, Robert “Bud” Tate; two sons, Orville Jr. and wife Bunny and James and wife Jeanie; one daughter, Betty Beaty and husband Gary; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The family has suggested that those wishing to give a memorial donation do so to the American Cancer Society.