Lula Ann Carden Cate Pulliam Martin, 79, Knoxville, died peacefully at home March 21, 2020. She was born July 3, 1940, in Lake City. She is preceded in death by: Parents, Clyde and Gertrude Carden of Lake City; and sister, Dorothy Henderson of Sautee, Ga. Survivors include: Husband, Jim Martin of Knoxville; three children, Darryl Cate of Novato, Calif., Bruce Cate of Nashville, and Pam Tucker (Greg) of Birmingham, Ala.; two grandsons, who were the love of her life, Andrew Tucker (Hannah) of Birmingham, Ala., and Alex Tucker of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Louise Egner of Clinton, and Betty Taylor of Knoxville; and two children, who loved her very much, Angel Jimenez and Stephanie Ortega of Novato, Calif. Lula never met a stranger and loved being around people. She worked in several customer service related positions, most recently as a bank teller at the TVA Credit Union prior to her retirement. However, her most cherished role was being Nana. She was a longtime member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Halls and is currently a member at Smithwood Baptist Church in Fountain City. As a girl, she performed gospel music with her sisters, and performed with the Everly Brothers and Archie Campbell, with whom she had a lifetime friendship. Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City will be open for limited viewing from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday March 23, 2020. A private graveside service will be held at Norris Memorial Gardens Cemetery and a memorial service will be planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Alzheimer’s Association, or