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Lydia Marcelle Johnson Pate, 62, of Calhoun died on Monday, November 26, 2018. Marcelle was born in Dalton on November 24, 1956; she was the daughter of the late Alonzo Walter and Mary West Johnson. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Douglas Johnson. Marcelle worked alongside her husband at their business, United Auto Service. For many years, she was active in leadership roles with The Boy Scouts of America. She enjoyed art and plants. Marcelle’s greatest love was her family: she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
Marcelle is survived by her husband of forty-two years, Freddy Pate; their daughters and sons-in-law, Amelia and Seth Gamblin, Amanda and Jeremy Cate, and Samantha and Bryan Kirby; her son and daughter-in-law, Zackery and Emily Pate; her grandchildren, Korbin, Marley, Shelby, Hayden, Jonah, and Henry; her brother, Nicholas Parker; her sister, Marie Ray; her nephews, Adam Parker and Lee Johnson.
The Pate family will receive friends on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be conducted on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow the service at Fidelle Cemetery.
Friends may sign the online guest register at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.