Doris Tate and Wallace J. C. Allman were blessed on May 25, 1960, with a happy and vibrant daughter, Rhonda “Crickett” Gale Brown. She was raised in the Latexo community and attended Latexo ISD.
As an adult Rhonda worked as a caregiver, bringing laughter and joy to her clients. Rhonda enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved spending time with her family and loved dancing.
On August 1, 2017, God gained a beautiful dancing Angel. Rhonda transitioned to Hospice of East Texas, in Tyler, TX, surrounded by the love and support of her family.
She is preceded in death by her father Wallace J.C. Allman, brother Andy Tate, and grandparents Jonas and Ada Allman, Ed, and Bertha Capps, and Woodrow and Lena Tate.
Left to cherish the fun times is her son, Floyd (Bo) Layton Tate Jr., Lovelady, TX; grandchildren Katie Ray, Colby Tate, and Adysson Tate of Lovelady, TX, and Ariel Tate, Woodlands, TX; Parents Ray and Doris Tate, Tyler, TX; sisters Cherilyn Allman Hall, Tyler, TX, Janice Allman Refior and Jerry, Gary, TX, Vicki Skufa and Jerome, Vancouver, WA, and Nancy Keel and Nathan, Slocum, TX; brothers Wallace J.C. Allman and Becky, Lovelady, TX, and Floyd Layton Tate, Tyler, TX; Fiancé Lonnie Thomas, Lorena, TX, Daughter of Heart Crystal Tate Hooks, Lovelady, TX, Brother of Heart Bobby Bell, Tyler, TX; aunts Reba Gomez, Oglesby, TX, Evie Nichols, Mexia, TX, Barbara Rhodes, Thornton, TX, Mary Dee Phillips, Mansfield, TX; uncles Lloyd Kellum, Fairfield, TX, Joe Allman, Cabot, AR, James Capps, Mart, TX; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Visitation: Latexo Baptist Church Saturday, August 5, 2017, 10:00 AM
Service: Latexo Baptist Church Saturday, August 5, 2017, 11:00 AM
Interment: McCarter Cemetery Grapeland, TX