Alta Cate | 1928-2018

Published Saturday, January 6, 2018

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Alta Cate

Alta “Corky” Cate, 89, of Justin died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Justin.

Funeral is 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the First Baptist Church in Justin with burial to follow at Justin Cemetery.

DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton is handling arrangements.

Corky was born Sept. 26, 1928, in Ponder to Albert and Ova (Tettleton) Williams. She graduated from Justin High School and married Floyd “Monk” Cate Nov. 5, 1955, in Abilene. She retired from Justin State Bank after 58 years, and she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Justin.

Corky was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Cate; her parents; sisters Ethel Ford, Tommie Pope and Jesse Jones; and brothers Skeet Williams and Jack Williams.

She is survived by her daughter, LuAnn Curtis and husband, Ron, of Justin; son Brent Cate and wife, Lisa, of Justin; sister Edna “Toots” Wallace of Justin; grandchildren Melisa Lauderdale, Bryan Cate, Nate Curtis and Grant Curtis; and seven great-grandchildren.

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