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Kate was born on August 28, 1921 and passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Kate was a resident of Georgia at the time of passing.

In spite of the Great Depression, she was a graduate of Columbus Industrial High School, attended Georgia Southwestern, Georgia State College of Women, Mercer University, and the University of Georgia and she earned a Masters in Home Economics.

A service to celebrate her life will be held at Central Baptist Church of Warner Robins on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. with interment to follow at New Providence Baptist Church Cemetery on Highway 96 in Wilkinson County. The family will receive friends at McCullough Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019.

Also, she was the Woman of the Year of Waycross in 1970 and received the Waycross Exchange Club "Book of Golden Deeds" for service and contributions to Waycross/Ware County in 1980.