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Mildred Thompson Cate

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark.

She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Michael Cate and wife, Cheryl, of Huntsville, and Steven Cate and wife, Dianna, of Georgetown, Texas; her sister, Daphine Johnson of Hardy; her grandchildren, Sara Cate, Christina Cate, Jason Cate and wife, Morgan, and Leandra Cate; her great-grandchildren, Cam-eron Cate and Seth Tozer; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1988; a son, Ronald Dean Cate; a sister, Alma Davis; a brother, Buddy Thompson; and her father and mother.

Graveside services were Oct. 5 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Cherokee Village with arrangements under the direction of the Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.

Memorials may be made to the Friendship Club of Huntsville.