Mary Armstrong “Ginger” Pate, 76, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, NC. Mrs. Pate was born August 19, 1942 in Duplin County, NC to the late Eddie Frank Armstrong and Betty Pope Armstrong.
Mrs. Pate is survived by sons, Everette Cecil “Boo” Pate, Jr. and wife, Rebecca and Kenneth Earl “Brove” Pate and wife, Dee all of Turkey, NC; four grandchildren, Nicholas Colby Pate, Timothy Ryan Pate, Jason Earl Pate, and Jonathan Ryan Pate and wife, Katie; and one great granddaughter, Gracelynn Aubrey Pate. She is also survived by brother, William “Buddy” Dempsey Armstrong of Warsaw and sisters, Betty Lou “Pig” Byrd of Turkey, Nell Carter of Bowden, and Doris Lee of Warsaw.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Pate was preceded in death by husband, Everette Cecil Pate and sister, Elizabeth "Sally" Armstrong Haney.
A funeral service will be held 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw, visitation will follow the service. A graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Thursday, December 13, 2018 in Pinecrest Cemetery, Warsaw, NC.