Carolyn Ann (Hawkins) Pate, 79, passed away in Kerens Friday, June 30, 2017.
Carolyn was born in Kerens March 19, 1938 to J. B. and Maggie (Fletcher) Hawkins. She grew up in Kerens and graduated from Kerens High School in 1956. On June 8, 1956 she married Don Pate and they made their home in Kerens.
She was a devoted wife and mother who loved to cook and her family was the light of her life. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Kerens.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J. B. "Cap" and Maggie Hawkins, husband of 59 years, Don Pate, son Darrell Pate and brothers, Clifford Hawkins and Charles Hawkins.
She is survived by a daughter, Darla Crawford; grandchildren, Carol Pate, Chance Massey, Matt Massey, Krystle Massey, Taylor Massey, Cody Crawford and Ashley Pate; great-grandchildren, Kennedi Milligan, Ryan Milligan, Ava Massey, Easton Massey, Elijah Harris, Alivyah Harris, Madilynn Campos and Kinsley Massey and one brother, Garland Hawkins.
Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date in Prairie Point Cemetery.
Published on July 3, 2017