Earl Andrew Tate, 85, formerly of Hiltons, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Monday night (March 23, 2009) at Brookhaven Manor. Calling hours will be held on Wedesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Scott County Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Preacher Nat Baker and Evangelist Ray Bledsoe officiating. A graveside service will be conducted on Thursday at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church Cemetery at 11 a.m. Family and friends attending the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m.