|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1932|
|Death: ||May 14, 2009|
Rebecca Rowena (Pate) McLeister, 77, former resident of Konawa, Okla., passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at Grace House of Lubbock.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, May 18 at Swearingen Funeral Home in Konawa, Okla. Burial will follow at Konawa Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, May 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Rebecca was born on February 4, 1932 to William Allen Pate and Sarah Agnes (Thomas) Pate in Bowling Green, Ky. She earned a Master's Degree and was an elementary school teacher. Rebecca taught school for 28 years in Hobbs, N.M. and she was an accomplished artist. She was married to Kenneth McLeister.
Survivors include one son, Steve McLeister of Wolfforth; one daughter, Donna McLeister of Hobbs, N.M.; one brother, Mitchell Pate of Indianapolis, Ind.; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth McLeister; her parents, William and Sarah Pate; one brother, Ervin Pate; and one sister, Essie Lea.
Konawa Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: May 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37113749