Peggy Anne Pate, age 54 died Tuesday March 10, 2009 at her residence in Columbus, MS. Services were held at Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 4:00 PM with Minister Bo Jeffares officiating. A graveside service will be held Monday March 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m at Pinecrest Cemetery in Little Rock, AR. Mrs. Pate was born on March 12, 1954 in Forrest City, Arkansas to the late Kirk and Geraldine Caldwell Jerry” Walker Jr. She was a graduate of Mississippi University for Women and a senior detailer in the drafting department of CECO Building Systems. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother David Kirk Walker. She was survived by her sons, Alex Pate of Columbus, MS and Hunter Pate of Starkville, MS; husband, George Pate of Columbus, MS and sister, Carolyn Brazil (Chris) of Benton, Ark. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society in Peggy Pate’s memory.