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Sandra Kay Pate

September 12, 1944 — January 28, 2019


Dateline: McKenzie, Tennessee


Services for Sandra Kay Pate, 74, will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Reverend Kevin Wood officiating.  Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10:00 am until service time.  Mrs. Pate, an Administrative Assistant for 42 years with Tennova Healthcare at the hospital in McKenzie, died Monday, January 28, 2019 at St. Thomas Hospital-West in Nashville.  She was born on September 12, 1944 in McKenzie, TN to J.B. and Erma Morris Rigsby. She was a member of McKenzie First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Group leader for the Senior Circle, traveling the world over and a graduate of Henry High School in Henry.  She was preceded in death by her parents. 


Survivors include her husband of 55 years Bryon Arnold Pate, Jr. of McKenzie, a daughter Debbie Pate of McKenzie, a son Doug (Valerie) Pate of Dresden, two sisters Judy Presson and Patricia Turner both of McKenzie, and a granddaughter Lauren Troutt. 


Pallbearers who will be serving will be Butch Bowling, Marc Turner, Matthew Turner, Brian Arnold, Dale Garrett, and Darrell Blaylock.


Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home

1740 Cedar St, McKenzie, TN 38201

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