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Emma Jean Tate

January 14, 1943 September 3, 2019
Emma Jean Tate
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Obituary for Emma Jean Tate

DURHAM: Emma Jean Tate, 76, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Duke University Hospital. She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late Homer and Armaleigh Rowland Riley. In addition to her parents, Ms. Tate was also predeceased by her husband, Joseph Tate.

Ms. Tate is survived by her son, Samuel William Daniel, Jr. and wife Amanda and a sister, Carolyn Ikner all from Durham.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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