Obit: Mary Cate

Obit: Mary Cate

August 20th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Mary Gross Cate, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, in an area hospital.Mrs. Cate was retired from Nation Hosiery Mill and was a longtime member of Highland Park Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackson Webb Cate; parents, Lawrence and Leura Gross; and sister, Margaret Gross.Survivors include her son, David (Linda) Cate, of Ringgold; daughter, Nancy (Jeff) Burns, of Clayton, N.C.; sister, Betty E. Mashbern, of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Kelsay Louise Cate, Joan Elizabeth Cate, Thomas Jackson Burns and Joseph Caleb Burns.Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday in Chattanooga National Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.Arrangements are by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, located at the foot of historic Lookout Mountain, St. Elmo. 821-7551.