Lynda Tate was born on Thursday, July 17, 1947 in Minden, LA, to Jewell Waldo “JW” and Theresa Belle “Terry” Secrest and departed from this life on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Merit Health Natchez following complications from bypass surgery. She was a resident of Vidalia and a member of Vidalia Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Don W Tate of Vidalia, LA, Daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Dale Sindle of Springhill, LA and Leslee and Edward Rowland of Saltillo, MS. Grandchildren Megan (Michael) Colvin of Springhill, LA, Jordan Sindle of Springhill, LA, and Hannah Rowland of Saltillo. MS, great-grandchildren Addison, Kadi, and Jaxon Colvin of Springhill, LA, sister Barbara Ward, nephew Jason (Bethany) Ward and great-nephew, Colton Ward, all of Montrose, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents and great-grandson, Payson Colvin.
Pallbearers will be members of her beloved church family: Robert Fair, James Foster, Chuck Fuqua, Carl Fuqua, James Heckard, James Jordan and Albert Smith.
The family will receive friends at Vidalia Church of Christ from 9:00 AM til 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 23, 2021.
Funeral services for Lynda Jean Secrest Tate, 73 of Vidalia, LA will be held at Vidalia Church of Christ on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM with Brother Joe Nichols and Brother Roy Smith officiating under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home Vidalia.
Graveside services will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope, AR, on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 2pm, under the direction of Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home.
We also invite you to express your public condolences at www.herndonfuquafuneralhomes.com or private Letters of Love at www.herndonfuquafuneralhomes.com/page/letters-of-love.