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Tuesday May 23rd, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Tuesday May 23rd, 2017

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Wednesday May 24th, 2017

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Nell Irene Tate

Nell Irene Tate, 92, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Circle of Life Hospice Home in Springdale, Arkansas.


She was born on February 28, 1925 in Camden, Arkansas a daughter of John Elijah Petty and Rosa Belle (Henderson) Petty.  She worked many years for the Fairview School Cafeteria in Camden and enjoyed listening to bluegrass music and attending bluegrass festivals.  She was noted for her kindness. 


She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Tate; a daughter, Zelda Ferguson; a son, Michael Tate; one grandson, Michael Farrar; 3 sisters; 3 brothers; and a son-in-law, David McDougal.


Nell is survived by four daughters, Linda Wilson and husband Benny, Karen Tate all of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Debbie Hutton and husband Bill of Springdale, Arkansas and Tammy Rankin and husband Terry of Rogers, Arkansas; a son-in-law, Sonny Ferguson of Hot Springs, Arkansas; a daughter-in-law, Judy Tate of Richardson, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 14 Great Grandchildren; and many great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. 


Visitation will be held 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  Funeral service will begin at 3:00pm that same day. 

Graveside service will be held at the Bethesda Cemetery in Camden, Arkansas at 2:00pm on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  

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A candle was lit in memory of Nell Tate

Marilyn Cochran DeRoche May 25 2017 12:00 AM

Have been praying for the entire Tate Family....Linda, my long time Friend, I hope that you and all the sisters are going to be OK...SO Glad you all have a close family and that you girls will lean on each other at this time for strength . Mrs. Tate was one sweet lady and i know she is with Jesus and Frank and the rest of her family in heaven... Will continue to pray for strength and healing of the heart for the loss of your MOM....

Marilyn Cochran DeRoche May 25 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nell Tate

KELLY HOLLAND May 24 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Girls and Family, it broke my heart to hear of the passing of your sweet Mom. We all know she is in her "Happy Place" with your Dad and our dear Lord. This lady is going to be so greatly missed.
Love you all,
Kelly and Family

KELLY HOLLAND May 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nell Tate

Donna Woodral May 24 2017 12:00 AM

We are saddened to hear of Aunt Nell's passing but thankful that she has entered into God's kingdom, our prayers are with the family during this time, may God bless you all.

Camden Arkansas May 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nell Tate

Sue and Sammy Parker May 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nell Tate

Wannie May 23 2017 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences with the loss of your mother, mother in law, grandmother, great- and great great grandmother, aunt..
With you in my thoughts. Ghislaine

Ghislaine Vandevoorde May 23 2017 12:00 AM

Deb Karen Linda Tammy :
It's been a hard year. My thoughts and prayers with all of you and families. There are no words to better the pain. Just know your loved!! ((( hugs)))

Rose Burroughs May 23 2017 12:00 AM

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