Nellie Ruth Christian
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Nellie Ruth Christian
  • July 24, 1930 - January 16, 2018
  • Mississippi

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Nellie Ruth Christian, 87, of Booneville passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her home. She was a member of the Zion Rest Church of Christ and a retired lunchroom worker for the Booneville School District. She loved attending the Tuesday mornings Lady Bible Class, Field of Dreams Daycare, giving out candy to children, but most of all helping people and reading her bible.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, January 19, 2017 at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Tony Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 18, 2017 from 5-9 PM at the funeral home and until service time on Friday.
She is survived by one son, Marvin Christian of Booneville; two daughters, June Wilhite and her husband Steve of Booneville and Ann Stanley and her husband Billy of Marietta; 6 grandchildren, Dale Christian, Jonathan Wilhite, Brian Stanley, Wesley Stanley, Deanna Bowling and Jennifer Yates and 15 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John "Bud" Lauderdale and Flora Pearl Allen Lauderdale; her husband of 48 years, Howard Christian, 3 sons, James Christian, Eddie Christian and Joe Christian; one grandson, Jason Wilhite; and three sisters, Fay Huddleston, Quay Jackson and Bonnie Ozbirn.
Pallbearers-Brian Stanley, Wesley Stanley, Jonathan Wilhite, Brock Yates and Cody Sanders.
Honorary Pallbearers- Landon Stanley, Rylan Stanley, Kai Stanley, Egan Wilhite, Eric Lambert, Ayla Stanley, Hope Vandenheuvel, Shelbie Wilhite, Adalyn Thomas,Nathan Wilhite, Grayson Bowling, Deanna Bowling, Zaiah Jackson, Kania Jackson and Dustin Williams.
McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the Arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com