- December 25, 1949 - February 14, 2014
- San mateo, California
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Time to Be Born Christine W. Stubbs was born Christine Williams on December 25, 1949 in Summerville, SC to the late Christopher Crummy and Sally Williams. Christine or ("Tine" or "Chris") as she was affectionately referred to, was the sixth of eight children born to Sally Williams. She attended the Dorchester County School System in South Carolina and graduated from high school in 1967. She furthered her education at Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC in which she received an Associate Degree in Chemical Engineering and in 1971, she continued to further her education by enrolling in Howard University and graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering. A Time to Love Prior to enrolling in Howard, Chris met and married the love of her life, Jessie L. Stubbs, Sr. on December 19, 1971. This glorious marriage spanned 42 years and produced three children, Jesse Jr., Nyieka and Ayisha Stubbs. The family eventually settled in New Jersey and Tine became a member of The Mount Olive Baptist Church on Easter Sunday in 1977. While a member of Mount Olive, she served in the Choir and as a Trustee. In the early 90's, the family relocated to Albany, GA, returning to New Jersey in 1996 and subsequently relocating again in 2005 to San Mateo, CA. A Time for Every Purpose Under The Heaven During her life, Tine displayed a truly loving heart, an infectious smile and a steadfast Christian spirit that enabled her to always have a positive word for anybody that she came in contact with. These attributes allowed her to accumulate many notable accolades, as she was the first woman in the history of Howard University to graduate with a degree in Chemical Engineering. In a professional capacity, she received the Black Engineer of the Year Award in 1993 for her continued dedication to the field of Chemical Engineering. Throughout a professional career that spanned almost 40 years with companies the like of Exxon/Mobil. Merck and Genentech, she held some of the most senior roles in these respective organizations and was a constant advocate for women's rights, equal opportunities for qualified minorities and an active recruiter of minority students through her affiliation with the National Society of Black Engineers ("NSBE") A Time to Transition Tine transitioned to her heavenly home on February 14, 2014, while residing in San Mateo, CA. She is predeceased by her father, Christopher Crummy; sisters: Betty, Claretta and Carrie Belle Williams. Tine is survived by her Mother, Sally Williams of Monroe, NY; Husband, Jessie L. Stubbs, Sr. of San Mateo CA; Son, Jesse L. Stubbs, Jr of Roselle, NJ; Daughters, Nyieka and Ayisha Stubbs of San Mateo, CA; Step-Daughter, Sonya Hamilton of Liberty, NY; Grandsons: Kyeon, Nyiem, Jahmal and Tyilyk of San Mateo, CA; Sisters: Ida Williams of Monroe, NY and Elaine Williams of Monticello, NY; Brothers/(In Laws): Sam Williams of Summerville, SC (Dorothy Williams) and Anthony Williams of Monticello, NY; Aunt; Bertha Samuels of Summerville, SC, Mother-in-Law, Vera Stubbs of Columbus, OH. Additional-in-Laws; Mary White of Fort Deposit, AL (J.D. White), Annie Ruth Taylor of Birmingham, AL, Ora Lee Pope Campbell of Columbus, OH (Frank Campbell), James Stubbs of Jamaica, NY (Ella Stubbs), Elaine McFarland of Monticello, NY (Neal McFarland); Catherine Walker of Monticello, NY; Curtis and Jose Stubbs of Monticello, NY, and Ricky Stubbs of Columbus, OH, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, godchildren and friends.
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