Burnice Harding "Bud" Pate - Leachville

Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Burnice Harding "Bud" Pate, 80, of Leachville died Monday, April 16, 2001, at the Bernard Care Center in St. Louis, Mo. Born at Wooster, Ark., he had been a Leachville resident since 1930 and was a retired carpenter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Leachville Second Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Sneed Pate of the home; three sons, Ed Pate of Monette, Billy Pate of Marion, Ill., and Bobby Pate of Leachville; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Mike Henderson officiating. Burial was in the Leachville Cemetery.