Sara Denise Pate

Passed 03/13/2023

Obituary For Sara Denise Pate

Sara Denise Pate, 59, passed away March 13, 2023. She was born on March 15, 1963, in Kershaw County South Carolina. She was the daughter of Serena Pate Bufford and the late JB Shropshire. She was reared in the home of the late WB and Cornelius Pate.

Sara attended Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church.

Sara was educated in the Kershaw County School System. She graduated from North Central High School.

Left to cherish her memories are two children, Sheritta Pate and Malachi A. Pate both of Heath Springs, SC; one granddaughter, A’Miracle Pate of Heath Springs, SC; her mother, Serena Bufford of Lexington, NC; two sisters, Kathy Parker of Lexington, NC and Linda Shropshire of Lancaster, SC; three brothers, Gordon Pate (Rachel) and Jerome Pate both of Jefferson, SC, Issac L. Cauthen (Deidre) of Charlotte, NC and Vernon Shropshire of Kershaw, SC.

A Celebration of Life will be 1:00 pm Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Stewart Funeral Home. Reverend Jerusha Gaither will conduct the funeral service.

Guest Book

My Condolence to Sara's two children and to Kathy, Gordon, Jerome, While living within the area my dear Mama and I would walk down to WB and Conrelius household where Sara grew up along with Dick, Kathy, and Godron and Jerome. I would see her at sunday School. In living a Christian Life, living upon this earth is not forever. May God send ST. Peter to meet you at the Pearly Gate and escort you into Paradise.....

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While growing up within the household of WB and Cornelus Pate Mydear Mama and I would walk down to visit with WB and Cornelius Pate and there would be Dick, Gordon, Kathy, Sara.and Jerome. The Many times we would see Sara at CrossRoad Baptism Church Sunday School. As you enter into Eternal Peace and Rest.....I pray that God Holy Spirit will comfort your hearts letting you know that Death is not the end of life but our jorney of being with Our Creator Jesus Christ.

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My condolences to the family. Meloda Danzy and family.

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You guys have my condolences

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Sarah will always be in our hearts. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas and Lisa Pate

- Lisa Pate

Ma Sara Was One Of The Greatest Woman Anybody Would Want To Come In Contact With❤️🥰 I Appreciate Everything She Has Done For My Boys And..... We Going To Miss U Pow Wow Especially KARMELO He Misses U Already😭😭😭 Just Know Imma Take Good Care Of Ur Boys And We Going To Make U Proud.. Kisses To The Sky..... One Sweet Soul Gone Too Soon Love Sharon, Rick'Keil,Ta'Nious And Karmelo Man...

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Sarah was a dear friend of mine. She will be missed. God bless you all Cynthia Evans

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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