Mary L. Pate

Mary L. Pate, 86, formerly of Waverly, died Oct. 11, 2013, at Heartland of Marietta.

She was born June 3, 1927, in Wood County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Carl Wesley and Phebe McMullen Yost.

She retired from Holiday Inn, was a member of Waverly Church of Christ, and most of all enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Carl P (Mary Jane) Pate of Williamstown and John M. (Glenda) Pate of Waverly, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Cara Pate, Casi Evans, Cali Harlow, Jennifer Pearson, Johnny Pate and Brandon Pate; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mansford Paul Pate; and daughter, Beth Anne Pate.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Evangelist Daniel Ruegg officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Island Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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