Louenia Wilson Tate

Louenia Wilson Tate, 71, of 203 Mt. Sinai Church Road, Shelby, NC, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, in Atrium Health, Shelby.

Wife of Howard Tate, she was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late J.W. Wilson and Hazel Marlowe Wilson.

She was a graduate of Dunbar High School in Dayton, Ohio and received an Associate Degree in Business from Cleveland College in Shelby.

Louenia was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where she served as a Missionary, Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, and former member of the Musical Choir.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Marlowe; a sister, Joyce Ann Carr and Janet Cooper. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Brandy Tate, (Nichole), of Dallas, NC; a daughter, Droxie Tate, of McLean, VA; two brothers, Lewis Blanton (Pat) and Rev. Rodney Davidson (Lisa), of Gaffney; two sisters, Doris Wilson and Gwen Marlowe, of Dayton, OH; grandsons, Brennen Tate and Brentson Tate, both of Dallas; aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, 2:00 p.m., in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with The T Pastor, The Reverend C.A. Wallace, eulogist and The Reverend Robert Dover officiating.
Interment will be in the church cemetery. She will be in state in the church Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.