Funeral services for Kathryn Tate, 81, of Tyler are scheduled for 11:00 A.M., Monday, March 4, 2013 at Lloyd James Funeral Chapel with Rev. Chuck Ward officiating under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home. Interment is at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park in Dallas at 3:30 P.M.
Kathryn passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013 at The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler.
She was born on September 1, 1931 in Everton, Arkansas to Chartee and Jewel Ryals. She enjoyed needlepoint, reading, gardening and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Anne Freeman and son-in-law, Robert; sister, Paula Carias; and niece, Gina Carias.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Tate.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M. Monday, 1 hour prior to the service, at Lloyd James Funeral Home.