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Rita Faye Tennyson

February 6, 1964 — August 7, 2022

Rita Faye Tennyson, 58, passed away on August 7, 2022.  She was born on February 6, 1964, in Dallas, Texas, to parents Earnest McLeod, Sr. and Juanita Weeks McLeod.

She met her husband, Jack Tennyson, and they married on June 10, 1980.  Rita loved her children, Yvonne, Josh, and Ethan, with all her heart.  Spending time with her family was one of her favorite things to do.  She really enjoyed going to church in the courtyard at her apartment complex, where she made many friends.  She will be dearly missed by many people and never forgotten.

She is survived by her father Earnest McLeod, Sr.; children Ethan Tennyson and wife Ashley Barnett, Josh Tennyson, and Yvonne Knight and husband Mike; grandchildren Savannah Cunningham, Theresa Phillips, Eli Barnett, and JD Allard; great-grandchildren Eboni, Kyle, Daniel, Tucker, and Haddie Mae; brothers Eric McLeod and wife Trish Perry, Paul McLeod and wife Annie, Bubba McLeod, and Earnest McLeod Jr.; sister-in-law Dorinda McLeod; sisters Marie Borchardt and husband Bill and Tammy McLeod.

Rita is preceded in death by her husband Jack Tennyson, mother Juanita McLeod, father-in-law Jack Tennyson Sr., mother-in-law Connie Tennyson, and a host of many other loved ones.

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