Glen Junior Cate

Monday, February 24, 2014

Mr. Glen Junior Cate, 83, of Corning, Ark., passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Mr. Cate was born in Hickoria, Ark., on February 24, 1930. He was retired from Corning Public School District. He enjoyed painting pictures, singing, fishing, building things and gardening. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army National Guard. He was a member of Hickoria Baptist Church, serving faithfully as a church deacon.

He married his wife of 62 years Virginia Marie (Bearden) Cate on Dec. 28, 1951. She survives. Other survivors include three children, Ronald Cate and wife Kathy of Conway, Ark., Michael Cate and wife Amanda of Corning, Ark. and Teresa and husband Ronnie Shourd of Corning, Ark.; eight grandchildren, Rhonda, Scott, Heather, Todd, Robin, Emily, Dylan and Rachel; 11 great-grandchildren, Cody, Haley, Catelynn, Alex, Regan, Caleb, Titan, Adia, Salem, Drue and Blakeley.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Van Travel and Eathel Maudeen (Galyean) Cate.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 in the Ermert Funeral Home Chapel with Reverends Mike Chadwick and George Bearden officiating. Burial followed the services at New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Visitation was held from noon until the time of the services on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at the funeral home.