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Revonne Kay (Patterson) Behrend "Vonnie"
July 25, 1953 ~ August 25, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Revonne Kay Behrend, 70, of Lake Jackson passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023 at her residence in Lake Jackson, Texas. She was born on July 25, 1953 in Corpus Christi, Texas to James and Reba Patterson.
She was a member of Brazoria First Assembly of God Church. For many years, she was a choir member, played the piano, lead worship service, Co-Pastored Children’s Church, Missionette Leader and a Sunday School Teacher. She was currently pianist and worship leader at 1st Christian Church in Lake Jackson. Vonnie was also a member of the group Hearts of Grace whose voices echoed melodies from Heaven. She authored the book, Reflections and a CD titled “Consumed by Love”. She worked as the Social Services Coordinator at the Brazoria County Dream Center. Vonnie was fun loving and her heart was solid gold. She loved the Lord and praised him daily with her special prayer. Her infectious smile will be missed by all.
Vonnie enjoyed collecting dolls, playing Bunco and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Ray Behrend; her parents; father and mother-in-law, Melvin and Melvine Behrend and brother-in-law, Glynn Behrend.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories; son, Judah Stauffer and wife Holly of Houston; daughters, Angela Sohrt and husband Jake of Lake Jackson, Kelly Groff and husband Kyle of Ephrata, PA and Jean Herr and husband David of Rutledge, MO; sister, Ann Mainse and husband Ron of St. George, Ontario; brothers, Major Frank Duracher and wife Libby of Falls Church and Aaron Duracher and Brenda Carriere of Mississippi; sisters-in-law, Patsy Smith and husband Roger of Lake Jackson and Connie Burke of Freeport; 12 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Active pallbearers will be Steve Warman, Jim Tucker, Phillip Ray, Vince Peterson, Ronnie Harris and Dewayne Stewart.
Honorary pallbearers will be Nelson Bascom, Ronnie Stewart, David Dugan, Bobby Frankum and Roger Smith.
Family will receive friends on Friday, September 1, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Brazoria First Assembly of God Church in Brazoria.
Funeral services will be Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. at Brazoria First Assembly of God Church in Brazoria with eulogy by Major Frank Duracher. Burial will follow at Brazoria Cemetery in Brazoria, Texas.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations in Revonne Behrend name to: Star of Hope Mission, P.O. Box 1505, Houston, TX 77251 or donate online at www.sohmission.org/ways-to-give.
Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798-9113.