Evelyn Tate, 55, Grafton Baptist Church member

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Evelyn Tate, of Yorktown, died Sept. 27, 2015, at the age of 55.

Evelyn was a native of Wurzburg, Germany and former resident of southern California and Tennessee before moving to the Peninsula in 1989. She was a member of Grafton Baptist Church and a devoted mother and grandmother.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Tooley; a son, Dennis “Tony” Anthony Tate Jr.; and a brother Rainer.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Rediker (Erik), of Yorktown; a sister, Lorriane Rainey Dinkelacker; brothers, Eddie Sigler, Leonard Sigler and Michael Sigler; and grandchildren, Thomas Leo Tate and Dennis Anthony Tate III.

A memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Grafton Baptist Church, 5440 George Washington Memorial Highway. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Amory Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1026, Grafton, VA 23692.

Please leave online condolences for the family in the comment section below. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home.

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