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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Wednesday March 16th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Wednesday March 16th, 2022
2:00pm

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Geneva Louise Rutherford Tate

 

Geneva Louise Rutherford Tate, 92, was born May 15, 1929. She departed this life peacefully surrounded by loved ones at her residence on March 11, 2022.

 

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Dolphus Tate; four children, John Wayne Tate, Larry Ray Tate, Ellen Elaine Tate, Charles “Jimmy” Dolphus Tate, Jr. and her six grandchildren, Larry, Nickey, Carla, Mark, Angie and Janekia.

 

Geneva was a member of Temple of Jesus Church. She worked at Sunrise Rehabilitation and Care as a Certified Nursing Assistant for thirty-one years, retiring at the age of eighty-three. She enjoyed shopping, doing laundry, holding hour long conversations with family and friends and babysitting her great-grandchildren.

 

Left to cherish her memories are four children, Earl Tate (Georgia), Sheila Tate Wilkerson, Rosena Lytle, Vangie Mason (Charles); one step-daughter, Dorothy Carson and one brother, Guy Jackson (Reba). Also surviving Geneva are eighteen grandchildren, sixty-six great-grandchildren, thirty-seven great-great grandchildren and two special friends, Lavern and Mable Dickey. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

 

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service Chapel with Reverends Phil Forney and Gary Montgomery officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Temple of Jesus Church Cemetery in Rutherford County.

 


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A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Tate

Bettie H Smith Apr 22 2022 10:49 PM

My deepest sympathy to Geneva’s family. I worked with Geneva for many years at Sunrise and could always count on her to give her best in caring for our patients. She was a really nice lady and made everyone feel like a friend. She will be missed. God bless her family.

Linda Beam Apr 12 2022 8:17 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Tate

Linda Beam Apr 12 2022 8:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Tate

Sarah Walker Mar 23 2022 3:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Tate

Ashley Mar 19 2022 12:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Tate

Janice Macopson Mar 19 2022 7:55 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Tate

Linda Forester Mar 19 2022 12:25 AM

I am so very sorry . She was a remarkable lady and I could never say enough good things about her. I know she will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Heaven is just a little sweeter now that she is there.

Ruth Raffield Mar 17 2022 1:19 PM

Geneva was a wonderful lady, hard worker. She worked for me for many years at the nursing hime. She cared deeply for her residents and went above
And beyond to give them what they needed. She will be missed. A great friend.

Sharon Carver Mar 16 2022 7:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Geneva Tate

Christopher and Brenda Sparks Mar 15 2022 9:15 PM

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