Obituary: Kelly Lynn Tate, JULY 11, 1978 – FEB. 13, 2020

Kelly Tate
Posted: Feb. 16, 2020 5:41 pm

Kelly Lynn Tate, 41, of Hannibal, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at her home in Hannibal.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Tim Goodman will officiate. Burial will be Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.

Friends and family are invited to Kelly's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

The family is being served by the James O'Donnell Funeral home in Hannibal.

Kelly was born July 11, 1978, in Hannibal to Joseph Tate and Carol L. Brown Tate.

Survivors include Kelly's father, Joseph Tate (Jill L.) of Hannibal; two special cousins, Helen Jean Kruse and Marsha Smashey; two special aunts, Donna Stovall and Lisa Callow (George); one sister, Carrie Ann Booth (Andrew) of New London, Mo.; and her nieces and nephews, Lauren, Aubryn, Carson and Benjamin Booth.

Kelly was preceded in death by her mother; and her grandparents, Donald and Irene Brown, and Delbert and Dorothy Pearl Tate.

Kelly worked for many years at General Mills and also at Intermet, both in Hannibal.

Kelly had a loving and generous spirit. She loved her family and always enjoyed the moments they shared. A talented cook, Kelly's lasagna and pumpkin bars were always delightful. Antiques, Disney movies and the music of Kenny G. were a few of Kelly's favorites.

Kelly was a member of the Clover Road Christian Church.

Pallbearers will be Bruce Brosi, Ross Page, Andrew Booth, Richard Tate, Mark David and Rich Griffen.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jody Conley, Ron Spencer, John Muehring, Mark Branhan, Carl Elsner and Jay Thorpe.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clover Road Christian Church.

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