In Memoriam
Mary Alice Pate Fields

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Carlisle Funeral Home

Mary Alice Pate Fields

Mar 20, 1922 - May 27, 2017

Mary Alice Pate Fields, 95, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017.

A Celebration of Mary's Life will be held Thursday at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church with the family receiving friends at the church after the service, and other times at the home.

Mary Alice was born in the Grays Creek Community in Cumberland County to Mary Vina Marsh Pate and Grover Cleveland Pate. Mary Alice was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, William Hubert Fields; grandson, William Michael Lovic; sisters, Elizabeth Pate Crumpler, Jewel Pate Cottle; brother, Grover C. Pate, Jr.

She is survived by her loving family, including daughters, Becky Neely and husband, Frank, Barbara Fields, Brenda Lovic and husband, Billy; grandchildren, Mary Woods Neely Oakley and husband, Greg, Will Neely and wife, Emily, and Victoria Ann Camerano; Great grandchildren, Hannah Lovic, Luke Lovic, J.W. Oakley, Woods Oakley and twins Frank Neely IV and Nora Neely; brother, William Vedery Pate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29605 or First Baptist Church Men's Project, 605 Main St., Tarboro, N.C. 27886.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting