June 1, 1932 — Jan. 24, 2012
Anne Marie Tate, 79 years young, lost her battle with cancer Tuesday, Jan. 24.
She was born in West Frankfort, Ill., to Ethel and Loran Zumwalt.
She is survived by her daughter, Norma Jean Hoover of Halsey.
She was preceded in death by her children, Paul Sparks Jr., Ben Sparks and Rosemary Dunham; first husband Paul E. Sparks Sr.; and second Donald E. Tate, all from West Frankfort Ill.
There will be a memorial in her home in Oregon at a later date.