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Martha Ann Hemphill Tate

April 24, 1934 — April 26, 2022

Marion, North Carolina

Martha Ann Hemphill Tate “Aunt Bootsie,” of Marion, North Carolina, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Caldwell UNC Health Care.


Having just celebrated her 88th birthday, she was born on April 24, 1934 in McDowell County to the late Luther and Hessie Lynch Hemphill.


Martha retired from Broyhill after many years. She was a hard worker who enjoyed cooking, playing cards, fishing, traveling, and working with her flowers in her yard. Martha will be remembered as a tough lady who was one of a kind. Her family and friends meant the world to her.


Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Frank Gilbert Tate; two daughters, Debra Hemphill Moore and Anita Francine Moore; her son-in-law, Thomas Moore; and several siblings.


Survivors include her daughters, Gloria Carson and Valerie Moore; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; and her special sister and best friend, Katie Logan.


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service with Rev. James Wilfong officiating. 

To send flowers to the family in memory of Martha Ann Hemphill Tate, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, April 30, 2022

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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory

2170 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752

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