Christine Grace Burney
Christine Grace Burney
  • June 6, 1927 - September 24, 2017
  • Flowood, Mississippi

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Christine "Chris" Grace Burney Flowood, Mississippi 1927-2017 Christine Grace Burney, 90, went to be with the Lord on September 24, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ples Burney. She was born on June 6, 1927 in Forest, Mississippi to Clarence and Bulah Crimm. She was one of eleven children.

Christine worked for nearly 50 years as a beautician in Flowood, Mississippi; and as Event Coordinator and Hostess at First Presbyterian Church of Jackson and retired in 1998. She catered many weddings over the 14 years at First Pres. A lifelong member of Liberty Baptist Church, she volunteered there and arranged many flowers for the church she loved. A loving and doting Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and friend to many. She was an avid fan of country music and traveling.

She is survived by her daughters and their families. Patsy Smith and daughter, Lisa Mason Williamson, and great grandsons Charlie and Jacob Williamson. Barbara (Garry) Miller and their children. Jennifer (Bobby) Robertson and great grandchildren, Cason and Mackenzi Robertson. Garry (Blane) Miller, Jr., and great grandchildren Nicholas and Carlisle Miller. Step-Son Charles (Mary Jo) Burney, Grandchildren Ricky Burney, Randy Burney, Tina (Rick) Myers and great grandsons Peyton and Luke Myers, and Jody Hatcher and great granddaughter Hayley Hatcher. She is also survived by her sister, QJett (George) Boone, and brother, Gradon (Estelle) Crimm. Amongst her very large family is a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, eight siblings, and step-daughter Sandy Hatcher Bunch.

Funeral Services will be held at Baldwin Lee Funeral Home in Pearl, Mississippi. Visitation for Christine Grace Burney is on September 27, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The celebration of her beautiful life will be held on September 28, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. with a short visitation at 10:00 a.m. at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home with graveside services immediately following at Floral Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Liberty Baptist Church, 5199 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, Mississippi 39232.