Funeral for Melba Fay Stowe Cate, 83, of Newark was July 5 at Lucas Funeral Home in Fort Worth with David Bennett officiating. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Cate died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Newark.
Born April 14, 1929, in Everman to Foy Edgar and Biddie Jewel Hunt Stowe, she retired from banking in 1990.
Cate was preceded in death by her husband, William E. “Bill” Cate, in 2006; and son-in-law Gerald Rowland.
She is survived by daughter Saretta Cate Rowland; sons Ed Cate and wife, Cheryl, and Gary Cate and wife, Betty; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Ben Bennington, Cody Cate, Ryan Cate, Joe Don Kubes, Rusty Miller, Tommy O’Kelly and Heath Robertson.
Memorials may be made to Christ Haven for Children.