Mrs. Virginia Louise Rhoden Christian, 89, of Jacksboro, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at her home after battling a long illness.
Mrs. Christian was born on March 30, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio.
She married Ralph Wilburn Christian on July 24, 1953; together they raised four children.
She retired to LaFollette in the 70’s, where she enjoyed many years of Faithful service to Jehovah, in her field Ministry and attendance at her local Kingdom Hall of Jehovah witnesses, traveling and cooking for family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Marie Rhoden, her husband, Ralph Wilburn Christian and her son, Wilbur J. Christian.
She is survived by daughters, Gail, Marilyn and Denise, grandchildren, who she loved dearly, Tony, Rodney, Cathy, Melissa, Susan, Heather, John, Murray, Travis and Lindsay, several great and great-great grandchildren and Spiritual brothers and sisters.
Graveside services and burial will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Brown Cemetery.
There is no local visitation.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead is caring for local arrangements.
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Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home, 700 West Central Avenue, LaFollette, followed by funeral service at 7:00 P.M. with Elder Phil Knudson from the LaFollette Congregation of Jehovah’s witnesses officiating.
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