December 29, 1932 ~ August 4, 2007
Tate, Willie Mae In New Haven, Aug. 4, 2007, after a long illness, Willie Mae Tate, 74 of Harborside Health Care - Arden House of Hamden and formerly of New Haven, mother of Sarah Mae Tate of North Haven, Priscilla Tate of Hamden, Evelyn, Claude and James Tate all of New Haven, sister of Moses, James H. and Ivy Lee Tate all of Abbeville, SC and the late Georgia Mae, Janie V., Joseph and John C. Tate. Also survived by two grandchildren, Phillip Bruton, Jr., Christina Ann Tate Johnson and the late Christopher Tate and a godchild, Louella Pratt and her daughter Leiah Evans. Willie Mae was born Dec. 29, 1932 a daughter of the late Clempson and Sally Burton Tate. She worked for the City of New Haven in the Traffic and Parking Division and also in the public school system as a Focus Teacher. Funeral Service Friday Aug. 10, 2007, at 10am at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Friends may call Thursday from 5-8pm. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.