Tonya has been married to Wesley for 23 years. They have two children, one sweet little awaiting their arrival in heaven, and their grown son Jefferson.

The Author and Speaker is the Founder of Encourage Her Ministry providing online Bible Studies to women around the world.

She also serves as part of the leadership team of GatHER-Desoto which focuses on bringing ladies of DeSoto County, Mississippi together through fellowship and faith in Jesus Christ. Tonya also serves on the Board of Directors for the Brown Baptist Academy.

Tonya seeks to glorify God in all that she does, while working to share the gospel with women across the street and around the world.