Pate, Ruth

Ruth Pate, 81, of Clovis, died Sunday, June 10, 2006, in Clovis.

She was born March 2, 1925, in Post, Texas, to Robert and Nora Lee Kiker. She married L.B. Pate on Dec. 19, 1942, in Post. She was active in the hospital auxiliary in Post and Clovis.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

Survivors include two sons, Carol Pate of Clovis and James Pate of Tonopah, Nev.; a daughter, Elaine Salazar of Arlington, Texas; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Doug Brooks of Parkland Baptist Church is officiating.

Arrangements are by Hudman Funeral Home of Post.