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Wanda "Sis" Faye Tate

June 1, 1936 — December 21, 2022

Wanda Faye “Sis” Tate, age 86 of Kenton, Tennessee, passed away from this life on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at The Waters of Union City. Funeral services for Mrs. Tate will be conducted on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at 11:00am in the chapel of Kenton First Baptist Church with Bro. Wayne Perkins and Bro. Shawn Allred officiating. Interment will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery.

She was born June 1, 1936, in Gibson County, TN; the daughter of the late Brodie & Pearline (Baker) Mullins.  She was the last employee, with 34 years, of USM in Kenton before the closing of business, then went on to work for First State Bank in Mason Hall and Kenton. She went on to work as a bank teller with Centennial Bank in Rutherford before her retirement. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Kenton and attended the Martha Sunday School Class.

Wanda Faye "Sis" Tate is survived by her loving husband, Walter C. Tate; son, Steven Tate (Wendy); two grandchildren, Riley Jo Tate, Molly Tate; and a host of nieces, nephews, and greats.  She was preceded in death by brother, J.T. “Pete” Mullins and his wife, Bobbie Ruth Mullins.

Pallbearers are Tyler Tate, Trey Tate, Mac Hicks, Noah Hatchet, Brian Fender, Bradley Owens. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Norton, John Schoolfield, Floyd Yarbro, and Terry Joe Owens.

The family will receive friends from 5:00pm – 7:00pm on Monday, December 26, 2022, in the chapel of Kenton First Baptist Church. Karnes & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Wanda Faye “Sis” Tate.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 26, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church Kenton

204 S Poplar St, Kenton, TN 38233

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Funeral Services

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church Kenton

204 South Poplar, Kenton, TN 38233

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Interment

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

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