Beatrice Leding Tate, 70 of Clarksville, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Clarksville.

Beatrice was born Dec. 31, 1946 in Altus to Herman and Wilhelmina (Pickartz) Leding. Beatrice enjoyed cooking and visiting with family and friends. She worked as a bookkeeper with her husband, Paul and also worked at the potato factory.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Paul Tate; one sister Frances Leding.

Beatrice is survived by one son, Vincent Tate of Rogers; one daughter Nancy Hurst of Hartman; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters Loretta Melson, and Bernadine Dahlem.

Funeral service was at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Fr. Hugh Assenmacher officiating. Burial followed in the St. Mary’s Cemetery with Preston Galvan, Tyler Dahlem, Edward Hurst, Mark Leding, Doug Tate, and Heath Hula serving as pallbearers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home, online guestbook available at