Pauline Sessoms Pate, age 85 of Laurel Hill, passed away on June 10, 2020.
Pauline was a daughter of the late Augus and Janie Seagraves Sessoms, born September 9, 1934 in Scotland County. She was the devoted wife to the late Franklin D. Pate and the loving mother of ten adoring children. Along with being a homemaker, she worked in textiles retiring from J.P. Stevens, Inc., after many years of service. Pauline was a member of the Woodville Pentecostal Holiness Church, loved reading her Bible and playing on the computer tablet. Her legacy of love and devotion will always be cherished by her family.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by brother, John Sessoms and sister, Janie Mae McKenzie.
Pauline leaves behind her children, sons, Franklin “Frankie” Pate (Holly) of Easley, SC, Paul Pate (Betty) of Ghio, NC, Timothy “Timmy” Pate of Marston, NC, Kenneth “Bud” Pate (Brenda) of Laurinburg, NC, John Pate of Elm City, NC; daughters, Peggy P. Jernigan of Gibson, NC, Kathy Davis, ( J.R.) of Laurinburg, NC, Janie Caulder (Paul) of Laurinburg, NC, Florence Pate of Wilmington, NC, Candy Bundy (Marshall) of Laurel Hill, NC; her twin brother, Paul Sessoms of Hayesville, NC, and sister, Alberta Wensil of Laurinburg, NC; twenty four grandchildren, thirty five great grandchildren, eleven great-great grandchildren and a host of loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel with burial following in Hillside Memorial Park. Visitation will be held prior to services on Sunday from 1:30 until 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Due to COVID-l9 mandates, to ensure public safety, attendance for services will be limited.
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