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Memorial Service

Great Marsh Baptist Church
Wednesday January 13th, 2021
11:00am

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Memorial Service

Great Marsh Baptist Church
Wednesday January 13th, 2021
11:00am

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Lorraine Pate

Mary Lorraine Pate, 84, of St. Pauls died Wednesday January 7, 2021. She was born March 9, 1936 in Bladen County to the late Bronson and Mary Faircloth Bozeman. She worked for Burlington Industries as a Spinner. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, St. Pauls Chapter 70. Lorraine was a member of First Baptist Church and, also, attended services at Second Baptist Church in St. Pauls. She sang in the choir and belonged to Women On Misson. She loved traveling, shopping, decorating and crafts. She especially loved participating in the decoration of First Baptist Church for Vacation Bible School. She loved people, loved making people feel welcome and her philosophy was “the more the merrier”. She was preceded in death by her parents Bronson and Mary Faircloth Bozeman; first husband, Charles Norris; daughter, Kathy Mabrey; and brothers, Ed Arnette and L.C. Bozeman. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Pate; daughter, Mary Jackson and her husband Bobby; stepdaughter, Pam Tilafago and her husband George; four grandchildren, Eva Hardesty, Lisa Marshall and her husband Billy, Jordan Jackson and his wife Jessie, and Stephanie Stokes; step grandchildren, Scott Tilafago and his wife Nicole and Ashley Woods; 10 great grandchildren and 6 step great grandchildren; brother, Calvin Bozeman and his wife Elaine; and many nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial service is scheduled Wednesday January 13, 2021 at 11:00 am at Great Marsh Baptist Church with the Reverend Pat Hash officiating. Burial will follow the service in Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family is in the care of McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls.

Services will be lived streamed on Great Marsh Baptist Church Facebook page.


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Lorraine was a special person who will be sorely missed. Love to the familyRonald and Viola Mcdonald

Viola McDonald Jan 11 2021 12:00 AM

Praying that Gods caring and comforting presence will surround the family of Ms. Lorraine Norris Pate. May the love and mercy of our Lord help to ease the pain of your loss.

Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Jan 11 2021 12:00 AM

I enjoyed working with Lorraine at First Baptist Church. My sincerest condolences to her family. God Bless.Patsy Johnson

Patsy Johnson Jan 10 2021 12:00 AM

Lorraine, you will be missed, we had some great times at Burlington Mills.Precious Memories.

Deborah McKoy Jan 10 2021 12:00 AM

Lorraine was such a sweet and funny person to be around. She will be very much missed in the Beam's Sunday school class and also Women on Mission at First Baptist Church in St Pauls. Prayers sent for the whole family.

Martha and Don Waldrep Jan 9 2021 12:00 AM

Although our time together was brief she was a very nice lady .I have nothing but fond memories of her. Thinking of all of you.Love , Brenda Clausen

Love , Brenda Clausen Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM