Thomas (Tate) DeWitt Jennings, 87, passed away October 21, 2022 at home in DeFuniak Springs, surrounded by his family. A lifelong resident of Northwest Florida, he was born in Niceville. He spent several years as a youngster in Gonzalez, FL, where he attended Tate School where he earned his nickname “Tate”. He graduated from Choctawhatchee High School. Tate met his wife of 68 years, Beverly Marshall Jennings, when they were teenagers. They had two children, Cynthia, and Thomas (deceased), one grandson and three great-grandchildren. Tate owned and operated a construction company for many years, primarily in Northwest Florida. He was a long-time member of the Church of Christ. Devoted Christians, Tate and Beverly made missionary trips around the globe including Honduras, Ecuador, Trinidad and China.
A memorial service will be held 2 pm, Friday, October 28, 2022 at the Niceville Church of Christ.
Brackney funeral Service Crestview is entrusted with arrangements.