Irene Uptain Christian
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Irene Uptain Christian
  • March 22, 1928 - August 14, 2016
  • Houston, Texas

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Irene Uptain Christian, surrounded by family, peacefully went to be with her Lord on Sunday, August 14, 2016 in Houston, Texas. She was born in Cordova, Alabama on March 22, 1928.

Irene is survived by her six children, Angela Boddie, Bonnie Kirkland, Cindy Boddie Mitchell, David Boddie, Emily Lewis (Jeff), and Frances Floris; four grandchildren, Tina Battle (Don), Jason Kirkland, Will Blevins (Teresa), and Kyle Floris, and by her two great grandchildren, Hannah and Brad Battle. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Haseltine Christian; sisters, Lula Winteringham, Fay Pugh, Mabel Estes; brother Fletcher Christian; grandson, Victor Blevins, Jr. and son-in-law, Ritchie Mitchell.

Family and friends gathered for visitation at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Radney Funeral Home, 1326 Dadeville Road, in Alexander City, Alabama, where funeral services began at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel. Burial followed at Fellowship Cemetery on Hillabee Street, also in Alexander City, Alabama.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Irene's name to any of the following: Berry College, Houston's First Baptist Church-Pastoral Care-Men's Serve Ministry, Alabama Baptist Children's Homes, or A.D. Players Theater.