Reba Scoggin Pate age 96 of Spindale, NC passed away Monday December 29, 2014.
Mrs Pate was born in Rutherford County April 25, 1918 to the late Alda Culbreth Scoggin and Samuel Boyce Scoggin. She was married to the late George W. Pate who preceded her in death in 1999.
At her death she was the oldest member of Spencer Baptist Church in Spindale, NC. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters. She worked for many years at Smith Drugs in Rutherfordton, NC and later at Spindale Drug Company where she was well known for her delicious sandwiches.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon & Ed Hill of Marion, NC and a number of beloved nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren, step great grandchildren and step great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at Spencer Baptist Church with Rev. Bruce Caldwell, Rev. Billy Vaughn and Rev. R.N. Hardin officiating. Concluding services took place in Spindale City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Spencer Baptist Church Building Fund 187 N. Oak Street Spindale NC 28160 or Hospice of Rutherford County P.O. Box 336 Forest City NC 28043.
Crowe’s Mortuary Rutherfordton, NC is assisting the family.