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CONYERS, GA -- Mr. Arthur "Art" S. Tate, age 85 of Conyers, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Diane Tate, Conyers; daughters, Susan Tate (Bradley J.) Fox, Conyers, Vicki Lyn Tate, Smyrna; brother, Lawrence Tate, Fayetteville, NC; grandchildren, Kelly (Mark) Yarberry, Rebecca Fox, Elizabeth Fox; great-grandson, Tanner Yarberry, all of Conyers; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Tate was a member of First Baptist Church of Conyers and in the Keystone Sunday School Class. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and Air Force.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 25, 2013 at 4 p.m. at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel with Rev. Waldo Woodcock and Dr. Jeff Meyers officiating; interment will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Westview Cemetery, Moultrie.

Family will receive friends Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 4 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be submitted on-line at

Scot Ward Funeral Services

Conyers, 770/ 483-7216