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Esther Laverne Pollard-Tate

May 29, 2019
Esther  Laverne Pollard-Tate
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Obituary for Esther Laverne Pollard-Tate

Esther Laverne Pollard-Tate, 79, died May 29, 2019.

Esther Pollard-Tate was born in Memphis, TN on September 26, 1939. She was the 9th child of 13 children to Mitchell Lee and Annie Mae Pollard. Both parents and each of her siblings preceded her in death.
She professed Christ at the early age of 11 where she was a member of East Trigg Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Herbert W. Brewster. She later moved her membership to Bountiful Blessings Temple of Deliverance under the late Gilbert Earl Patterson where she served on the Greeter’s board until her health began to decline.
Esther was a graduate of Booker T. Washington class of 1959. She later went on to graduate Cosmetology school and became the owner of Esther’s Beauty Salon of North Memphis.
She married Simuel Tate who preceded her in death along with her eldest daughter Deborah Louise Pollard. She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Pamela (Tommie) Pullins and Charlotte Denise Hawkins; six grandchildren, Kerrie Pollard, Erica Shephard, Sonia (Cornelius) Monger, Ronda (Christopher) Lemelle, Rosalind Prattis, Christina (Brian) Machi; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law Ruth (Walter) Pollard and Lois (Phillip) Pollard. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Serenity Funeral Home, tel. (901) 379-0861.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

7

Jun

10:00 AM 6/7/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Temple of Deliverance Church of God In Christ

547 Mississippi Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38101

Temple of Deliverance Church of God In Christ
547 Mississippi Blvd. Memphis 38101 TN
United States

Service

Friday

7

Jun

11:00 AM 6/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Temple of Deliverance Church of God In Christ

547 Mississippi Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38101

Temple of Deliverance Church of God In Christ
547 Mississippi Blvd. Memphis 38101 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Park Southwoods Final Resting Place

5484 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125

5484 Hacks Cross Road Memphis 38125 TN
United States
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