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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Sunday June 23rd, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Sunday June 23rd, 2019

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Joann Kimbro Tate

Joann Kimbro Tate, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Rockingham County Hospice Home. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 PM Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Dr. Lance Cole officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Joann was born in Rockingham County to the late Jay E. and Effie Vaughn Kimbro and was the youngest of 7 children. She graduated from Ruffin High School in 1958 and was valedictorian of her class. She was a member at Ruffin Stacey Baptist Church and was an accountant for 39 years. She loved spending time in the kitchen and considered her greatest accomplishment being “Nanny” to Katie. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Elizabeth Talley and Emma Warren; brothers, Tom Kimbro and Lee Kimbro. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, William D. Tate; daughter, Janet Tate Williams; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Williams and husband John Anderson; sisters, Mable Padgett and Mary Bratton. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.

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Uncle William so sorry for your lost Prayers

Brenda Allen Jun 28 2019 10:29 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joann Tate

Gladys Hunt Jun 26 2019 12:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joann Tate

Becky Martin Jun 24 2019 9:09 AM

Sorry very sorry to hear of Joann's passing. Didn't even know she had been sick. Prayers to you all! Mike, Amy and Will Janney

Amy Janney Jun 23 2019 3:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joann Tate

Faye Dean Page Watson Jun 23 2019 9:06 AM

Mr. Tate you are in our thoughts and prayers , today Mrs.Tate is no longer sick... one day she will have a new body... that want grow old ..... or know pain and sickness ...or death.... we have so much to look forward too!

Keith Hill Jun 22 2019 9:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joann Tate

Keith Hill Jun 22 2019 9:00 PM

I am sorry for your loss. Joann will be missed. She was such a sweet soul.

Deb Bibee Jun 22 2019 6:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joann Tate

Frances Cain Jun 22 2019 9:09 AM

Kaitlyn - Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Joann was a wonderful person and cared for all she had contact with. I had the joy of meeting and knowing her through work and learned just how much you meant to her! Miss seeing you! We know she will be missed by many. Jason & Tammy Ward

Tammy Ward Jun 22 2019 9:06 AM

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