Aline Christal

December 14, 1926June 10, 2019

Aline LaBeff-Christal, 92, died at Spring Creek Nursing Home on June 10, 2019, in Harrisburg, PA. She was born in Menard, TX, in 1926 and was preceded in death by her husband, Lorn Leslie Christal Sr. and her parents, Ovid Lumpkin LaBeff and Mary Agnes Higginbotham. Also brothers Ovid Lumpkin LaBeff Jr of Riverton, WY, Milton LaBeff-Bristow of Farmington, NM and a sister Gayle LaBeff-Hutchins of Durango, CO.

Aline was a graduate of WEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. She worked for the IRS and, upon moving to Harrisburg, PA in 1990, continued working in the accounting field for the PA Dept. of Labor & Industry until her retirement in 2005.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 13 at 12:30 PM at Memorial Park Cemetery, 6969 East Interstate 40, Amarillo TX 79118, Garden of Venetian Well with Scott Edwards presiding.

She is survived by a daughter Lovena Nickle-Haslam and husband, James, of Harrisburg, PA; daughter Karen Christal of Dallas, TX; and a son, Lorn Christal Jr., and wife Zoey Zhu of Syracuse, New York. Mrs. Christal was blessed with two grandsons and two granddaughters along with 9 great grandchildren.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, July 13, 2019

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