STEPHENVILLE – Services for Joe Ann Tate, 85, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Don Parker officiating. Interment will follow at the Erath Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Friday at the funeral home.

Joe Ann was born in Caddo Mills, Texas to the late Pat and Bammie Winters Koger. She married the love of her life W.H.’Bill’ Tate on Dec. 31, 1954 in Dallas, Texas and together they raised a daughter. Bill preceded her in death on December 7, 1999.  Joe Ann worked for Stephenville I.S.D. for 30 years as a Teachers Aid, mentoring many of the Stephenville youth. She has resided in Stephenville since 1965, and was a member of the Graham Street Church of Christ.

She was survived by her daughter, Lisa Livingston of Rowlett; a sister, Dorothy Thompson of Dallas; many nieces, nephews, and her church family.

Online condolences may be made at www.stephenvillefh.com.