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Joy Renea (Seeber) Pate

March 10, 1971 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 50)


Joy Renea Pate (Seeber), “our beautiful butterfly” has went home to fly with the angels in Heaven. She passed away on March 26, 2021 at the age of 50. 

Joy was born on March 10, 1971, the daughter of the late Leon and Janice Seeber. She was raised in Oliver Springs where she attended Norwood Elementary and Junior High, Oliver Springs High School, and Roane State Community College. Joy worked as a Registered Nurse in the Surgical department at several local hospitals including Methodist Medical Center, St. Mary’s Hospital and Tennova North. When Joy was not working, she enjoyed gardening and flowers, fishing with her husband and her son Levi, the Great Smoky Mountains and boating with family and friends. Most importantly, Joy loved her family dearly and cherished the time spent with them.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Leon Seeber and Janice K. (Jones) Seeber. Joy is survived by her husband of 16 years, Kyle Pate; her son, Levi Jackson; step-children, Brittany and Preston Pate; brothers, Terry Seeber and his wife Sara, Richard Seeber and his daughter, Kasie; sister, Amanda Harness and her husband Darrell and their children, Payton and Jake; grandchild, Lydia Riddle; father and mother-in-law, Ralph and Sarah Pate; sister-in-law, Sherri Sutton and her daughter, Samantha; many aunts, uncles, and extended family.

Visitation will be from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Premier Sharp Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 12 pm on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

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March 31, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Premier Sharp Funeral Home
209 Roane Street
Oliver Springs, TN 37840

Graveside Service
April 1, 2021

12:00 PM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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