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Patricia Ann “Pat” Woods Pate

October 21, 1947 — December 15, 2019

RALEIGH- Ms. Patricia “Pat” Ann Woods Pate, 72, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019.
Ms. Pate was born on October 21, 1947 to Gattis and Helen Woods in Durham, NC. She worked for Coastal Federal Credit Union for over 30 years as the human resource manager. Pat was a member and teacher of Ruth Gleaners Sunday School Class and served in many capacities, including Deaconess, at Durham Memorial Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and planting flowers, and was a big Elvis Presley fan and avid Duke fan. Pat loved her family and loved being a family care giver. She will be lovingly remembered by all who were blessed to have known her.
Ms. Pate was preceded in death by her parents, Gattis and Helen Woods; brothers, Wiley and C.D. Woods; sisters, Shirley Brame, Jean Pridgen, and Debbie Smart. She is survived by her son, Bradley Pate of Cary, NC; her daughter, Tonya Pate of Cincinnati, OH; her beloved nieces, Loretta Brown and Robin Hollen; her aunt, Margaret Ray; many other family members; and her loving companion, Phil Martin.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Durham Memorial Baptist Church on Friday, December 20, 2019. Officiating will be Reverend Ed Denton and Reverend Chris Otto. Pallbearers will be Michael Appel, Andrew Hollen, Joshua Merritt, Billy Brown, Scott Kirkman, and Kelly Brame. Burial to follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.
Flowers are acceptable, or memorial contributions can be made to the Durham Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund at 133 Robbins Road, Durham, NC.

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