This obituary has been reprinted from The Greenville News.

Rachel J. Tate, 64, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 19, 2011.

Born in Marion, NC, she was a daughter of the late Weldon and Pearl Bowman. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, and a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are three sons, Ty Tate and his wife Samantha, Paige Tate, and Matt Tate and his wife Sara; eight grandchildren; one sister and two brothers, Bettz Whitehead and her husband Ray, Weldon Bowman and his wife Snow, and Billy Bowman and his wife Susan.

Any donations in Rachel’s honor may be made to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 1860 Reid School Rd., Taylors, SC 29687; The Life Raft Group, 155 Rt. 46 W., Suite 202, Wayne, NJ 07470; or to Hope Lodge Center, 125 S. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.