Obituary of Rhonda Livingston
Rhonda Lorriane Livingston, affectionately known as “Roni” was born July 14, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York to Marie Livingston and the late Thomas Phillip Livingston. She was the fifth of seven children, three sisters proceeded her to the kingdom: Rosa, Debra and Stephanie.
Roni, was educated in the NYC school system. She was a shy and quiet child who spent her leisure time reading books. As an adult she garnered multiple vocational degrees the last which led her to a more than 25 year career in the Paralegal field.
In 1978 during a brief relationship with the late Melvin Hill she had her first child Stephone and years to follow Roni had a long term union with George Johnson that produced two daughters Janae and Kamari. In June 2011 Roni married her childhood friend Masuta Johnson.
Roni loved to dance, cook and bring people together through good food and music. She also enjoyed helping others in their time of need. Once a wallflower she became “The Queen” and she made sure everyone new such.
Roni attended Wallace Temple and Brown Memorial Churches, she also was a member of the Eastern Star chapter.
Sadly after a brief illness Roni passed away on September 12th. She leaves to cherish in her memory, her mother Marie Livingston, three children, Stephone, Janae and Kamari. Two sons-in law and one daughter-in-law. Two brothers Thomas Jr and Robert. One sister Denise, 7 grandchildren: Tarray, Brionya, Mekhyah , Jayla, Zaire, Kaiden and Kiyaan, 26 nieces and nephews a host of great nieces and nephews, family and friends.