Mrs. Delma Joy Ables Tate passed away peacefully at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola on Tuesday. November 6th 2019.
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Joy lived in Lexington,Mississippi until the last couple of years and was a member of First Baptist church of Lexington.
Joy was 81 and preceded in death in 2015 by her husband Ramon Calvin Tate,Sr.
They were married on New Years Day 1957 and are now together again. Their bodies
will rest side by side.
Graveside services on Sunday Nov. 10, at 2 P. M. at the Seneasha United Methodist Church Cemetery
5638 Attala Road, Goodman,MS 39079.
Joy was the daughter of James Hanson Ables and Waudine McBride Ables of Goodman.
Joy worked as an auditing clerk with the Mississippi State Tax Commission. She moved to Pensacola in 2017
and enjoyed church services at University Pines Assisted Living Center.
One of her last moments with us was laughter with friends and family. She would tell
me now to say Thank you Cindy Merritt,and Don,too. Love, Joy, To witness that moment was magical,her son Darrell.
Her favorite verse is Philipians 4:13
For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.
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