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ARMELLA “BECKY” J. CRIST

February 24, 2010

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NAME OF DECEASED: ARMELLA “BECKY” J. CRIST AGE: 97

ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:30 AM Wednesday, February 24 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 2 years

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: There will be no services or visitation

INURNMENT: Armella will be inurned at a future date next to her husband at Grave Episcopal Church Columbarium in Port Huron, MI

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 12, 1912 at Dunkirk, Indiana

EDUCATION: Hartford City, IN elementary schools, graduate of Hartford City, IN high school. She attended Ball State Teachers’ College in Muncie, IN. Later in life she continued her education at various colleges in Michigan.

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: July 31, 1936 at Hartford City, Indiana to Robert Crist and he preceded her in death in 1985

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She was a teacher in Michigan and also Amsterdam, NY until her retirement in 1978. After retirement she and her husband moved back to Indiana, where she resided until his death in 1985. At age 90, she moved to Green Valley, AZ and lived close to her sister until moving to Medford in 2006 where she resided at Country Gardens. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, friends & family. She was involved in activities in the Episcopal Church until later years.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 2 Sons-Rev. John (Maryfran) Crist of Streator, IL & Jim (Mary) Crist of Nanoose Bay, BC, Canada; Daughter-Kathy (Jon) Rulien of Medford

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 5-Mark Crist, Andrea Heckner, Elizabeth Darby, Jasper Rulien & Mollie Rulien Brost

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: Numerous

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brothers-Wallace “Ray” Elliott in 2005 & Lemeul Elliott in 1931

DECEASED FATHER: Wallace Elliott DECEASED MOTHER: Beulah Ney

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Service serving the family

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