Eva Jane Rogers Tate
Loving Wife and Mother
LAKE JUNALUSKA — Eva Jane Rogers Tate, 91, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Pardee Hospital.
A native of Haywood County, and previous resident of Virginia, she had resided in Hendersonville for the past three years. She was the daughter of the late Marcus Boone and Ethel Maneese Medford Rogers and was also preceded in death by a sister, Adeline Belich and one brother, Davis B. Rogers. She was a school teacher in the Virginia Public School System and a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Harley Tate; a daughter, Judith Lynn Tate, of Hendersonville; a sister, Betty Duckett, of Asheville; two brothers, Russell and Edwin Rogers, both of the Crabtree community; and one granddaughter, Taylor Mancuso, and her husband, Peter.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with the Revs. Curran Welch, Kitty Crane and Greg Cope officiating. Burial will follow at Upper Crabtree Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. prior to services at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Upper Crabtree Cemetery Maintenance Fund, 537 Bald Creek Road, Clyde, NC 28721.
Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.wellsfuneralhome.com.