Cover photo for Berna Dean Pate's Obituary
Berna Dean Pate Profile Photo
1936 Berna 2020

Berna Dean Pate

January 29, 1936 — May 31, 2020

Berna Dean “Deana” “Gram” Barfield Pate was born on January 29, 1936 to Johnnie Talbert High Barfield and Frank Ewell Barfield.   She is survived by her husband of 64 years, William Marshall Pate Jr. Son, William Allen “Bill” Pate, daughter-in-law Deborah Jean Pate, daughters Charlotte Newell Pate Piontek and Tammy Rae Pate Powell, son-in-laws Carl Heinz Piontek and Lewis Wayne Powell, her sister and best friend Bertha Estelle “Doll” Rhoades, and  brother William Franklin Barfield.


Grand Children: William Jarrod (BJ) Pate, Marti Pate Lehland Marshall Pate, Erin Renee Cranford, Eric Christopher Piontek and Alison Nichole Doran, Ransom Roc Simmons, Jana Daneal Morgan, Kimberlee Fern Maldonado, Cliff Barnwell, Cyndi Ann Maldonado Stewart, Garrett Steven Stewart, Colten Wayne Powell, Rachael Lynn Powell, John Edward Robinson, Alvin Bryan Carlton, Brooke Michelle Carlton, Rosemary Handford and Chelsea Renee Brown. 


Great grandchildren include: Landon Jade Pate, Carson Evan Pate, Bryan Michael Cervantes, Jackson Marshall Pate, Avaaleana Arias, Tyler Pierce Cranford, Brylee Briane Simmons, Bryson Michael Fuentes, Marley Christine Powell, Waylon Andrew Boon, Tanner Garrett Stewart, Emery Ann Stewart, Kyler Matthew Cates, Jayce Riley Ott, Isabella Sanchez and Alexa Marie Sanchez along with many nieces, nephews and dearly loved bonus grandchildren. Grandchildren waiting on her in heaven are Brandon Pate Simmons, Travis Jimmy Powell, Randy Lee Powell and Brandon James Robinson.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Berna Dean Pate, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, June 2, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home

2217 S Washington St, Kaufman, TX 75142

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Starts at 4:00 pm

Cedarvale Cemetery

Co Rd 119A, TX 75142

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 20

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree