26 November 2011

Mrs. Parthenia Williams Pate and Mrs. Lillie Pate Campbell

Thomas, Parthenia, Lillie, & W. M.
A Pate family plot at Snellville Historical Cemetery in Gwinnett County, Georgia consists of Thomas A. Pate (7 November 1855 - 30 January 1933), Parthenia Williams Pate (1 October 1861 - 22 May 1924), Lillie Pate Campbell (7 November 1888 - 29 October 1920), and W. M. Pate (2 April 1888 - 30
September 1919). Here a couple of obituaries pertaining to the Pate women -- both viewed online via the Ancestry Historical Newspaper Collections:

The Atlanta Constitution (Georgia)
23 May 1924
MRS. T. C. [sic] PATE DIES
Wife of Former Congressman Succumbs

Lawrenceville, Ga., May 22 -- (Special) -- Mrs. Thomas A. Pate [Parthenia Williams Pate], 61, of Snellville, wife of former Representative Thomas A. Pate, of Gwinnett county, one of the most prominent women of this section, died at her home today.

Mrs. Pate was a member of the Methodist church at Snellville.

She is survived by her husband, Thoma[s] Pate; three sons, E. A. Pate, of Snellville; two daughters, Mrs. Rex Lavender, of Columbus, and Mrs. Hubert McGee, of Lawrenceville; brothers, R. D. and H. T. Williams and J. C. Landford, of Grayson, and thee sisters, Mrs. P. C. Roberts, of Atlanta; Mrs. S. S. Brand and Mrs. Reuben Smith, of Lawrenceville.

The Atlanta Constitution (Georgia)
31 October 1920
MORTUARY
Mrs. C. C. Campbell

Lawrenceville, Ga., October 30 -- (Special) -- Mrs. Claud C. Campbell [Lillie Pate Campbell], aged 31, died at the home of her parents at Senllville Friday evening of tuberculosis. She was a member of the Methodist church. She leaves a husband, one small daughter, also her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Pate; two brothers, Elma and E. A. Pate, and two sisters, Misses Kathleen and Ruben Pate, of Snellville. Funeral and interment occurred Saturday at Snellville.

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