The angelic hosts came for Lorine D. Pate on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 at her residence in Mexia, surrounded by loving family and devoted friends.
Viewing was held Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 1 to 7 p.m. at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. in the Moore's Angelic Chapel. Interment will be in the Old Spring Seat Cemetery, Donie.
Lorine Pate was oldest of 11 children born to Luke Scott and Alice Mosley and also to Bib Durham, and was born in Freestone County. She grew up in Freestone County and attended the public schools there.
She was baptized in the New Spring Seat Baptist Church in Donie. At New Spring Seat, she was the church secretary, a member of the Mission Society, Sunday School and other auxiliaries.
Pate was housekeeper for the Gilliam, May, Hudson and Turner families in Donie. She was employed as custodian for the Donie Baptist Church, and the Donie Bank.