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Tate Tuten

June 12, 2002 - October 5, 2019
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A life celebration for Tate Denham Tuten, age 17, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 11 AM on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church (in the Gym) with Bro. Tony Billions and Bro. Bruce McVey officiating. Burial will follow in the Booneville Cemetery.

Tate was born on June 12, 2002 in Tampa, FL to Gary Kevin and Christine Robin Bevell Tuten. He was a senior at Fayetteville City High School and played as #4 on the soccer team, and #12 on the undefeated football team. Tate was very outgoing and loved spending time with his friends. He enjoyed being on the water, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church and attended youth group at Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church. Tate passed away on October 5, 2019.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his sister, Erin Lee Tuten; paternal grandfather, Gary Tuten; maternal grandmother, Terri Jordan; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends. Tate was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Ruth McDonald and her husband the late Terry, and maternal grandfather, Larry Bevell.

Visitation with the family will be from 3 PM until 7 PM on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Tate Denham Tuten.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tate Tuten Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO BOX 297, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Schedule of Services
  • Visitation
  • Date: October 9, 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: October 10, 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM