Dec. 27, 1933 — Jan. 30, 2013
Christine Cella Childers, 79, of Brownsville passed away Wednesday.
She was born in Hector, Ark., to Lee Roy and Mary Ann (Warren) Massey.
Christine lived in the Halsey and Brownsville area for 48 years. She worked at Jenks Hatchery in Tangent, the Brownsville Mill, Shining Light and AFC.
Christine enjoyed gardening, crocheting and her family.
She is survived by her husband, Victor Childers; children Frances Vega of Shedd, Hennreitta Thompson of Missouri, James Tinsley of Cottage Grove, Patricia Stafford of Crawfordsville, Lonnie Thompson of Missouri, Ray Thompson of Brownsville, Debra Thompson of Sweet Home, and Kristie Tinsley of Albany; sibling LeRoy Massey of Brownsville; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Christine was preceded in death by son Ronnie Thompson; daughter Mary Jane Martinez; siblings Sonney, Shirley, Vernon and Dale.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Brownsville Elementary School gym.
Contributions may be made in her name to Brownsville Assembly of God.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements (www.sweethomefuneral.com).