OBITUARY

Tommie Elmer Christie

February 27, 1918April 9, 2019

Graveside services for Tommie Elmer Christie, 101, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, in the Whitehouse Cemetery.

Mrs. Christie was born February 27, 1918 in Chireno, Texas to parents, Lawrence Barnes and Laura Elizabeth Hart Barnes.

Mrs. Christie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Fred Christie; brothers, Richard "Dick" Barnes, J.I. Barnes, Billy Barnes; her twin sister, Johnnie Barnes Smith; daughters, Nelda Lucille Sellers and Wanda Beasley; and son-in-law, Andrew Beasley.

Mrs. Christie is survived by her daughter, Melba Louise Christie of Mena, Arkansas; son, James "Jim" Christie of Mena, Arkansas; son, Tommy Wayne Christie and wife Barbara of Escondido, California; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon at Gipson Funeral Home.

Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Melba Louise Christie, Daughter
  • James "Jim" Christie, Son
  • Tommy Wayne Christie and wife Barbara, Son
  • Mrs. Christie was also survived by 13 grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence Barnes and Laura Elizabeth Hart Barnes; her husband, James Fred Christie; brothers, Richard "Dick" Barnes, J.I. Barnes, Billy Barnes; her twin sister, Johnnie Barnes Smith; daughters, Nelda Lucille Sellers and Wanda Beasley; and son-in-law, Andrew Beasley.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Graveside Servic e Friday, April 12, 2019
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